Around 200 police officers are on duty in Grantham today as two demonstrations take place in the town in the next hour . Members of the English Defence League will be staging a protest against plans to build an Islamic Cultural Centre.
At the same time a counter demonstration by the Grantham Solidarity Network is taking place a few metres away.
"We do not want extremism in our town. Planning issues need to be decided by local people."
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