Hundreds of police officers from across the country have been drafted in for two demonstrations in Rotherham this weekend.
Police chiefs have issued a warning ahead of the gatherings that ‘criminality’ at the demonstrations will not be accepted.
One group will meet at Main Street police station at 2pm, before marching to Rotherham Town Hall via Westgate and Ship Hill.
There will be speeches at the Town Hall at 3pm before the group marches back to Main Street and disperses by 4pm.
500 police officers in Rotherham as English Defence League return to town
MORE than 500 police officers will be in the town centre tomorrow (Saturday) to help keep a planned protest by far-right group the English Defence League and a counter demonstration peaceful.