A community organisation is facing public backlash after hundreds of balloons containing button batteries were released into the sky.
The New Year's Eve event caused public outrage as it scattered plastic and remnants of batteries across Ipswich.
ENVIRONMENTALISTS have called for a total ban on helium balloons citing a “devastating impact” on bird life and the environment.
Council to investigate possible city-wide ban on balloon releases.
MAYOR to change council policy after button batteries rain on Ipswich.