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Lincolnshire Police say there were no arrests during two demonstrations in Lincoln yesterday.
Members of the group the East Anglian Patriots were protesting against a proposed mosque in the city. A counter demo also took place supported by members of the council.
A 'significant number' of police officers were on standby.
Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of Lincoln in a demonstration against a planned mosque for the city.
A counter demo was also held which included members of the council who are for the development. It was a mostly peaceful protest, but it was not without scuffles with police. Matt Price reports.
Muslims in Nottingham, who have been giving out roses with messages of peace attached, condemn the Lincoln anti-mosque demonstration.
Riot police have moved into Lincoln city centre to deal with the mosque protestors. Parts of the city centre have been sealed off.
An estimated 500 people have turned out at a protest in Lincoln against plans to build a mosque in the city.
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.
Extra police officers are on duty today in Lincoln, ahead of two protests in the city.
Far right group 'The East Anglian Patriots' are due to demonstrate against the building of a new mosque. Council bosses approved planning permission for it last year.
A counter anti-fascist demonstration will also take place.
Dr Ahmed Tanweer from the Islamic Association of Lincoln, said most local people were against The East Anglian Patriots' demo:
'They're not supporting it at all. They're saying they're going to stay away from it because we work together and have got a good relationship.
'Good people have got to stand up and be counted and not just ignore it and hope that it goes away.'
The East Anglian Patriots have told ITV News in a statement that they are planning a 'peaceful demonstration'.