The Glastonbury Festival is set to go ahead after organisers and councillors finaly agreed on an entertainment licence.
The three-day event held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, was cancelled last year due to crowd safety fears stemming from the 2000 festival that was attended by 200,000 people, double the licence number, with organiser Michael Eavis being fined £6,000 for breaching the terms of his licence.
Late tonite after a six-hour meeting of Mendip District Council's regulatory board the licence was approved with fears over safety halted after the organisers assurances including the promise of a 10 foot+ fence and the highest levels of security ever
Glastonbury 2002 is now set for the end of June with all preperations now going ahead. Stay tuned for more Glastonbury news as we get it...