Summer Solstice celebrations

Thousands have turned out for the summer solstice at Stonehenge

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21 thousand people enjoy Summer Solstice

Twenty one thousand people have been at Stonehenge in Wiltshire to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Although it was too cloudy for a spectacular sunrise. Police say crime levels were down on previous years - there were twenty two arrests and seventy cautions for cannabis possession.


Thousands gather for Solstice at Stonehenge

Stone Henge this morning Credit: ITV News West Country

Thousands of people gathered in Wiltshire this morning for the annual summer solstice. They were were there to mark the longest day of the year. The Solstice was also celebrated at Avebury stone circle too.

Crowds celebrate Credit: ITV News West Country
Thousands turned out Credit: ITV News West Country
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