Animal Welfare act 2006 to cause any unnecessary suffering to any captive or domestic animal. Fireworks must not be set off near livestock or horses in fields or close to buildings housing livestock. Anyone planning a firework display in a rural area should warn neighbouring farmers in advance.
Section 4 of the AWA 2006 says ……
(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a) an act of his, or a failure of his to act, causes an animal to suffer,
(b) he knew, or ought reasonably to have known, that the act, or failure to act, would have that effect or be likely to do so,
(c) the animal is a protected animal, and
(d) the suffering is unnecessary. If the fireworks are near a road you can also contact the Highways division of your council and quote the following Source: Explosives Act 1875 Section 161
Offence: It is an offence for a person, without lawful authority or excuse, to discharge any firework within 50 feet of the centre of a highway which consists of or comprises a carriageway.
The offence carries a fine of up to £20,000 and/or a prison term of up to six months. The Act is enforced by local councils,
animal health officers and the police.
Firework Petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/201947