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Health and safety blamed for difficulties organising Britannia Coconut Dancers Easter parade

Response date:
27 February 2013

Health and safety was recently blamed in the media for difficulties organising the Britannia Coconut Dancers Easter parade.

"Red tape threat to Bacup morris dancers" - The Bolton News, 1 February 2013

But it's good to see that there's been a victory for common sense, with the organisers, local authority and police coming to agreements on crowd control and road closures.

"Morris dancers dance on after winning health and safety row" - The Telegraph, 28 February 2013

Updated 2013-02-28