EDL and other protests in Wellington, Shropshire

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When far right groups like the English Defence League stage marches their aim is publicity. Disorder can sometimes follow. This case study shows how local government and police joined forces to use Twitter to inform and calm when such a protest came to the small town of Wellington.

#Police news: Police Plan For Demonstrations In Wellington bit.ly/nt5dZO

Update from West Mercia Police on a unity rally and assembly due to take place in Wellington today bit.ly/poWd1i #policetelford
8 months ago

Our policing operation is going to plan in Wellington. Demonstrators are beginning to gather but remain peaceful #policetelford

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