Cost of policing Grantham rallies to be worked out

Lincolnshire police are totting up how much it cost to manage two protests held in Grantham. English Defence League staged a rally against plans for an Islamic Centre in the town. A counter demonstration was held by Grantham Solidarity Network.

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Campaign group supports counter far-right demonstration in Lincoln

A campaign group behind last month's march against racism in Lincoln has expressed its support for a similar counter-protest which is to be held in Grantham later today.

"We are delighted to support today's counter-protest and we hope that some of our supporters will be taking part. Grantham Solidarity Netwok are making history today in organising against the far-right threat in their town."

– Nick Parker, Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism

Grantham Solidarity Network was set up in February 2014 by Grantham residents to oppose the EDL presence in the Lincolnshire town.

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