The advice from the police and firefighters for Bonfire Night this year is to attend an organised fireworks display.
But if you don’t know where they are being held this year we’ve complied a handy guide.
Stephen Ruth, fire station manager for East Dunbartonshire, said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service advice is to avoid any ‘unofficial’ display where safety rules may be ignored or where dangerous practices may be present.”
Chief Inspector Craig Smith, Area Commander for East Dunbartonshire, said: “I want people to enjoy this time of year but would like to remind people of the potential dangers of bonfires and fireworks. I’d encourage people to attend an official organised event as the safest way to be part of the activities.
“Any irresponsible use of fireworks can cause significant injury and also have a detrimental effect on local communities due to the noise and associated anti-social behaviour. Therefore, in conjunction with our community safety partners, we will be out tackling fireworks’ misuse and illegal bonfires to ensure people and communities are kept safe whilst enjoying activities at this time of year.
“I’d ask that any instances of irresponsible behaviour are reported to police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.”
Sadly the popular displays that have been held in Milngavie’s West of Scotland FC grounds at the Burnbrae and Bearsden and Milngavie Sports Club are not being held this year.
However there are plenty other organised displays you could go to and here’s a run down of them:
Glasgow Green – Wednesday, November 4 (display starts at 7.30pm) there will also be a fun fair and food stalls
Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell – Thursday, November 5 (display starts at 9pm)
St Maurice’s High, Cumbernauld – Wednesday, November 4 (display starts at 7.30pm)
Drumchapel - Thursday, November 5, where a host of free entertainment is planned, including street theatre, dancers, and a funfair (the fireworks start at 7.30pm)
Clydebank, Dalmuir Park - Thursday, November 5 (display starts at 7.30pm).
Coatbridge, Dunbeth Park - Wednesday, November 4 (bonfire is lit at 7pm, display 7.30pm), there will also be food and drink.
Motherwell, Strathclyde Park - Thursday, November 5 (bonfire is lit at 7.30pm, fireworks start at 8pm).