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    Glastonbury Festival’s future decided following council planning outcome

    Mendip District Council members have given their approval for the long-term future of the Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, as per Somerset Live, after speculation over its potential fate.

    The event has been mired in an ongoing dispute with the local authorities to obtain planning authorisation that will be valid beyond 2024 when the current rolling agreement is due to lapse.

    Since 2010, a rolling temporary planning permission contract has been in place for Glastonbury Festival Events Ltd., permitting the company to carry out its world-famous festival and other events at Worthy Farm in Pilton.

    In 2021 Mendip District Council refused to extend a permanent contract, citing that it opposed the government’s “best planning…

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