The bonfire gets its name from medieval 'bonefires' of animal bones - and while modern day bonfire ingredients may not be as gruesome, they still cause pollution and local nuisance. Bonfires may be fun but they are not usually the most environmentally friendly way of getting rid of your rubbish.

What's wrong with a good old fashioned bonfire? (pdf)

What's the legal position? (pdf)


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