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Bradford EDL March: Council Announce Road Closures

Bradford EDL March: Council Announce Road Closures

1024 days ago - West
Bradford EDL March: Council Announce Road Closures. Demonstration in Bradford on Saturday to cause major disruption in the city centre. The English Defence League and counter static demonstrations in Bradford on Saturday will lead to road closures and other disruption in the city centre. From midnight Friday to Saturday, Bridge Street, Vicar Lane, Hall Ings, Market Street, and Sunbridge Road will be closed to traffic. The council say no parking on these roads will be allowed. As the EDL demonstration will be taking place on Bridge Street, there will be no vehicle or pedestrian access to and from Bradford Interchange at Bridge Street on Saturday. During the road closures, signed diversions will be in place. From the first bus of the day, all the Interchange buses will be diverted via Nelson Street, which will also become the pedestrian access. Various taxi ranks will also be temporarily closed around the city. In a joint statement, Council Leader Coun David Green and Chief Executive Tony Reeves said: "The police and Council want to apologise in advance to city centre users and businesses but the disruption, which we will keep to a minimum, is designed to maintain public safety. ". "We do not want the demonstrations in Bradford but we have no legal powers to ban them. "We hope that the demonstrations will be over by the afternoon and all the roads will be able to open up again as soon as possible. "Local people can be reassured that the city will be returned to normal very quickly after the protests. ". For the latest through Saturday on the EDL protests you can follows the hashtag #bradforddemo on Twitter. -> Read more at The Pulse

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