EDL are on the march in Grantham

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Today’s EDL march set off from the Blue Bull public house in Grantham at 1.30pm.

Around 150 protesters to the proposed Muslim community centre in Mowbeck Way made their way slowly up Wharf Road, carrying banners, chanting, singing and banging drums.

EDL protesters make their way up Wharf Road in Grantham, heading for St Peter's Hill.
EDL protesters make their way up Wharf Road in Grantham, heading for St Peter's Hill.

Around 500 members of the public are gathered at St Peter’s Hill, awaiting their arrival.

Roughly 100 counter-demonstrators are corralled behind a barrier at the top of Avenue Road and Castlegate.

The EDL are expected to then stage a static rally with speeches from their spokesmen.

 

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