New Brighton Fireworks Display postponed to 6 Nov
TreeTech Fireworks Display in New Brighton postponed
to tomorrow (Saturday)
5 November 2010
Fireworks Display will now be held at 9 pm on Saturday, 6
The public can listen to The Breeze Radio
Station (94.5FM) for cancellation
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