Traders shut up shop for EDL demo in Rotherham

EDL supporters at a previous march in Sheffield last year.

EDL supporters at a previous march in Sheffield last year.

Businesses have chosen to close early or not open at all today because of an English Defence League demonstration in Rotherham town centre.

Hundreds of EDL supporters from across the country are due to flock to the town for a national rally.

Opposition groups, including Unite Against Fascism, are also due to gather in the town on the same day.

 

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