Live blog and reaction to cancellation of Velo South cycling event

The controversial Velo South 100 mile cycling event that was due to take place this Sunday across parts of West Sussex has been cancelled.

Here we round up everything you need to know, including information about plans for Velo South 2019, and share reaction to the news. Keep refreshing the page to follow the updates.

Velo Birmingham 2017
This is the route Velo South was going to take