More than 1,000 EDL protesters in Newcastle city centre

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EDL gather in Newcastle ahead of rally, 1000 police on streets as anti-fascist march also planned @itvtynetees http://t.co/PLioexyFyv

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EDL leader Tommy Robinson says they're in Newcastle to march against the "Islamification" of city @itvtynetees http://t.co/KcIsI3rhsW

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EDL march in Newcastle

Police say they expect an EDL march and counter demonstration to pass peacefully, despite admitting the Woolwich murder "may have heightened community concerns." A police horse who was punched during the derby day violence will be back on duty.