English Defence League Gather in Market Harborough

About five hundred supports of the English Defence League (EDL) gathered in Market Harborough town centre on Saturday October 9th.

A hundred police officers had to be drafted in to ensure there was no trouble - the gathering led to the closure of the High Street for about two hours because of thelarge number of people -, some nearby shops also closed.

The supporters stopped off in Market Harborough en-route to Leicester where a large demonstration took place.