Following yesterday's EDL protest the organisers of the counter protest 'We are Walsall' have said they communicated their message
Members of the English Defence League gather in Walsall whilst their opponents hold a counter rally.
Campaigners opposed to the government’s controversial Workfare programme will stage protests in Nottingham today.
Some taxi drivers in Walsall have taken the day off to join the rally against the EDL protest.
– Walsall Taxi Firm
"Many of our taxi drivers have taken the day off to rally against the EDL protest in Walsall today.
"Some of our taxi drivers working today are currently doing their best to get people home from Walsall as quickly as possible."
One person detained at Leicester St. Walsall bus station remains closed.From @WMPolice on Twitter:
Officers continue to respond to disorder on Leicester St. Those responsible can expect to be arrested.From @WMPolice on Twitter:
Riot police have arrived in Walsall amidst clashes between EDL and the police.
More to follow
We are responding to pockets of disorder at the EDL protest site. Officers dealing.From @WMPolice on Twitter:
A policeman has been injured in Walsall town centre as the EDL clash with police.
Eyewitness reports of fireworks, bricks and bottles being thrown through the air.
Reports from eye witnesses on the ground in Walsall town centre say missiles are being thrown and many people injured.