“Unfortunately, there are no bonfire night fireworks this year,” Westpark Ghoul announced on his Facebook account. “Please contact the Ghoul Town Council for more information.”
This was a few days after the UK Government officially launched a £ 800 million live event reinsurance scheme designed to protect live event organizers from the costs incurred by COVID-19-related cancellations. ..
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However, Ghoul city council member Ross Turner explained that preparations for the fireworks display were made before the plan was introduced.
“We had to sign up for a deal with an entertainment company in April, before the government roadmap was announced,” he told Hull Live News. “Google taxpayers can be fined thousands of pounds and potentially attorneys’ fees. There was nothing I wanted more than taking my kids to the display. , I couldn’t endanger myself by committing. “
First announced in August, the government reinsurance system for live events is designed to cover events that are at risk of being canceled or delayed due to the absence of COVID-19 cancellations, such as concerts, festivals, conferences and rallies. I have. insurance.
It is backed by several players from the Lloyds Market Association, including Munich Re, Beasley, Archdale and Ark, and will operate until September 2022.