We have worked with the police and local communities to reassure residents and businesses that the protest is peaceful. The group is welcome to air its views and has co-operated with the council and the police in agreeing its route. We are monitoring events on the day, along with colleagues from the police, from a community safety perspective.
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Cloud will thicken with some, mainly light, patchy rain possible through this afternoon and into tonight, with some clear spells.
This morning's sunny spells will gradually give way to cloudier, breezier conditions this afternoon, with patchy rain possible later.