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Cost of policing Grantham rallies to be worked out

Lincolnshire police are totting up how much it cost to manage two protests held in Grantham. English Defence League staged a rally against plans for an Islamic Centre in the town. A counter demonstration was held by Grantham Solidarity Network.

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Hopes for calm during Grantham EDL rally

Lincolnshire police are hoping for calm in Grantham tomorrow as the English Defence League stages a rally against plans for an Islamic Centre in the town. The EDL wants to prevent the centre being built, claiming it will attract extremists.

But a local residents' group say they welcome diversity. Officers will be brought in from surrounding counties to ensure the EDL rally, and a counter demonstration, remain peaceful. Victoria Whittam reports.

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