Are there any rules regarding the timing of garden bonfires?

In Yaverland-Sandown on Monday, at approximately 11.30am, a large bonfire was lit in a neighbouring garden.

Apart from a line full of washing being out, it was a beautiful morning with the sun shining.

The fire continued for two-plus hours. The smoke was acrid and large smuts landed on our patio cushions, staining them.

With the pandemic, outside is safer for all but not with this regularly occurring. Is there not common courtesy on the Island to call neighbours over the fence to close your doors and windows and take in your washing if they need to burn rubbish?

Is there not also a courtesy to have said fires after 6.30pm, when most neighbours are indoors?

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