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Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 09:42 GMT 10:42 UK
Glastonbury site clean-up begins
The site
Worthy Farm is a working farm during the year
The clean up operation at the Glastonbury Festival site has begun in earnest.

An army of volunteers is picking up all the litter and debris created by more than 170,000 revellers over the course of the event.

Volunteers from the charity Global Hand are collecting the thousands of tents left behind, as part of their Give Me Shelter campaign.

Heavy rainfall during the event means the clean-up could take some time.

The festival is held at Worthy Farm near Pilton, which is a working farm during the rest of the year.

Thousands of people were delayed leaving the site on Monday because of the bad weather.

Michael Eavis praised festival-goers' spirit and said the weekend had "gone very, very well, in spite of the rain and mud".


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