25,000 Lewes revellers came and went – but who cleans up afterwards?

The clean-up after Lewes bonfire SUS-150611-155455001
The clean-up after Lewes bonfire SUS-150611-155455001

There is always plenty of thanks and admiration for the people who take part in the Lewes bonfire event – but what about the people who clear up the mess that 25,000 revellers have left behind afterwards?

Darren Liddy and his hard-working colleagues at Lewes District Council’s Robinson Road depot, were working through the night from 2am-8pm, clearing up the streets after thousands of Lewes residents and visitors have gone home to bed.

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The clean-up after Lewes bonfire SUS-150611-155509001

Without their hard work, the world-famous event could not go ahead every year.

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