Crews battling another large moor fire on Rivington Pike

Another large fire has broken out on Winter Hill in Lancashire.

Crews from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were called to fight the blaze, which Lancashire Fire say is being spread by the windy conditions.

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1500 to attend concert for Winter Hill emergency crews

Final preparations for the concert Credit: GTV

A huge thank you concert is being held to say thank you to the firefighters and Mountain Rescue teams who fought the Winter Hill fire. Emergency workers spent more than a month tackling the blaze which burnt across seven square miles of moorland

It will be the first concert of this magnitude to be held on the Great Lawn in the Rivington Terraced Gardens.

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