V Festival - Tent Collection
This is how Hylands Park in Chelmsford has been left after thousands of ticket-holders left the V Festival site en masse.
More prominent than the security and cleaners now swamping the site however are the volunteers including members of some 10 District 1240 Rotary clubs, salvaging tents, sleeping bags and chairs for the needy.
"It's an opportunity to give a lot of groups the chance to raise money," said coordinator Tony Willson.
Roger Hurst, of the Rotary Club of Ingatestone, said: "What's left is a bit evil but I have never had any needles here. There's gas canisters, lavatories and a variety of unmentionables that you would find at a pop festival."
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