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Road closures for EDL march in Peterborough

EDL march in Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The route taken by an English Defence League protest in Peterborough has been agreed by police.

There will also be a counter demonstration by the Peterborough Trades Union Council.

The protests will be held on March 29.

The EDL march will start at 2pm in London Road and proceed over Town Bridge, past Bridge Street Police Station and then congregate on Lower Bridge Street at Peterborough Magistrates' Court.

Temporary road closures will be applied for on London Road and Town Bridge.

The PTUC march will start about 12.30pm at Bishops Road car park and proceed along Rivergate, and congregate at the Key Theatre car park.

Temporary road closures will be applied for on Rivergate, Bishops Road and some immediate surrounding streets while the protest takes place.