Reading fans asked to donate tents to Pakistan flood victims
Volunteers will be onsite to advise how to help out
Sam Chapman on 25 August 2010
The plea came after many tents were simply thrown away or even burned at the end of last year's festival.
Volunteers are due to be on site for the three-day festival taking place this weekend (27-29 August) to advise attendees of how they can donate to the five million Pakistanis without shelter.
Det Insp Simon Bedwell told the BBC: “Many festival-goers buy tents specifically for the festival and throw them away or destroy them afterwards.”
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Reading Festival 2010 will take place at St John’s Farm, Reading and Leeds Festival 2010 is set to be housed at Branham Park, Yorkshire. Both will take place from 27-29 August.