POLL: should sky lanterns be banned?

To some, they are just a harmless bit of fun to light up the night sky, but others are calling for a ban on sky - or Chinese - lanterns. 

There are claims that when the naked flames land, they can cause fires or harm wildlife and livestock. 

But what do you think - should they be banned from the British countryside? Cast your vote below. 

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To some, they are just a harmless bit of fun to light up the night sky, but others are calling for a ban on sky – or Chinese – lanterns. 

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There are claims that when the naked flames land, they can cause fires or harm wildlife and livestock. 

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But what do you think – should they be banned from the British countryside? Cast your vote below.