Mosque protest in Lincoln

Extra police officers are on duty today in Lincoln, ahead of two protests in the city. A counter anti-fascist demonstration will also take place.

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Mosque protest relatively calm

Anti-mosque protestors in Lincoln Credit: ITV

About 200 members of the East Anglian patriots and the EDL have turned out in protest over plans for a mosque in Lincoln. It has so far been relatively peaceful but there is a heavy police presence in the city with officers guarding roads around the town.

The protest has not seemed to have put visitors off, with shopkeepers reporting it has been business as normal.

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