Brixton Splash 2016 cancelled due to safety fears

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Brixton Splash 2016 cancelled due to safety fears

Plans to stage the popular Lambeth street party Brixton Splash this summer have fallen through after Lambeth Council turned down an application due to concerns over public safety.

The annual event, which has been running since 2006, aims to celebrate the cultural diversity and history of the south-west London neighbourhood.

One of the event's organisers, Shezal Laing, has told London Live News the council's decision has left her "incredibly disappointed".

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Meanwhile, one of the festival's founders, Ros Griffiths has told London Live News she welcomes the council's decision.

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