Bonfire Night celebrations

Hundreds of fireworks are being set off across the country this evening as Britain celebrates Bonfire Night.

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Five injured by fireworks

At least five people have been treated by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service after they were injured in separate incidents on Bonfire Night.

A teenager is being treated by paramedics after a firework exploded into his eye in Salford, while three people needed treatment for burns after a bonfire in a wheelie bin.

A fifteen year old suffered cuts to his face after he was hit in the face by a firework in Bolton.

For more information on the incidents visit ITV Granada.

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Sussex Police: 'Stay calm and stay safe' in Lewes

Sussex Police are directing the hundreds of people attending Lewes Bonfire Celebrations through Twitter.

The force has voiced concerns in the past that the event is getting too large for the town.

Bonfire night goes off with a bang

Residents of Lewes walk through the town centre Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of fireworks are being set off across the country this evening as Britain celebrates Bonfire Night.

In Lewes in East Sussex up to 80,000 are expected to attend this evening's festivities.

Women dressed as soldiers march in Lewes Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Six bonfire societies in the town compete to have the best costumes, displays and models.

The tradition started because local people wanted to commemorate protestant martyrs who were burned at the stake in Lewes, as well as Guy Fawkes.

A woman in a feathered mask walks through Lewes town centre Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

You can find out more about the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations on ITV Meridian.

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