Firework night was ‘bang on’

NEWHAM’S sky sparkled on Guy Fawkes Night as 23,000 visitors flocked to Wanstead Flats for the council’s annual fireworks extravaganza.

The spectacular 20-minute display was accompanied by a toe-tapping soundtrack that had the crowds dancing at the free event.

Mayor Sir Robin Wales who was amongst the visitors said it was undoubtedly the best display yet.

“In Newham we have a strong tradition of holding free events, which give us the opportunity get to know each other as one community,” he added.