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Police say their strategy to deal with two major demonstrations in Lincoln worked as planned.
It is the second time there have been simultaneous anti-mosque and anti-racism rallies. Yesterday's protests passed off peacefully. Tina Gelder reports.
Hundreds of opposing protestors have been on the streets of Lincoln today. The East Anglian Patriots voiced their opposition to the building of a mosque, while there was a counter demonstration by Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism. Tina Gelder reports.
Two protests held in Lincoln today have passed off peacefully. Around 200 members of far right group East Anglian Patriots held a rally in Lincoln city centre over a proposed plan for a mosque. Meanwhile Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism held a counter demonstration in the Cornhill area.
Far right group East Anglian Patriots have been holding a rally in Lincoln city centre against a new mosque. The group are objecting to plans to build a mosque on Boultham Park Road.
Meanwhile anti-fascist group Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism held a counter-demonstration in the Cornhill area of the city.
Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism members gathered in the city centre today to hold a counter demonstration against East Anglian Patriots. The far right group are holding a march against a new mosque on Boutlham Park Road this afternoon.
A demonstration by the far-right group the East Anglian Patriots is being held in the centre of Lincoln today.
The march against a new mosque on Boultham Park Road will arrive in City Square at approximately 12:45pm. There will be a police presence to make sure it passes peacefully.
A counter demonstration by Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism will be held in the Cornhill area.