More police in Grantham today on day of Margaret Thatcher’s funeral

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There is a heightened police presence in Grantham today in case of protests relating to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said: “Ahead of Baroness Thatcher’s funeral, Lincolnshire Police continue to review intelligence.

“However, to date, there have been no suggestions of any planned protests in the Grantham area or across Lincolnshire as a whole.

“Appropriate contingency plans are in place and extra officers are available to be deployed, should this be necessary.”

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