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This year's Archer Grand Prix - due to take place in the Chilterns on April 20, and part of the top flight Premier Calendar road race series - has been cancelled due to lack of police support for the event.

In a statement issued by race organiser Stuart Benstead, the promoting Archer Road Club had no option but to cancel the event after Superintendent Graham Bell, commander of the Operations Section of Thames Valley Police, refused to support the event.

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