EDL March in Grantham passes peacefully

The English Defence League's march against a proposed Islamic centre in the town has passed off peacefully. There was also a counter demonstration. Police say there were no arrests at either rally.

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Police prepare for EDL march in Grantham

The English Defence League plan to march through Grantham today over plans to build a new Islamic Centre in the town. There will also be a counter demonstration.

The EDL will march at 1.30pm in Westgate near to the Blue Bell pub and move towards St Peter's Hill where they will hold a static rally.

The opposing group will hold a static meeting nearby on The Avenue starting at around 1300hrs.

The protests should finish at 3pm.

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