Counter protests fail to stop far-right march

Police at the scene as far-right groups stage an anti-immigration rally in Wigan town centre A FAR-right rally has been held in Wigan town centre. Demonstrators from neo-Nazi group the National Front and the North West Infidels were met by counter protesters from organisations Hope Not Hate and the Liverpool Anti-Fascists as they gathered on … Continue reading

Campaigners plan response to far right rally

An NF demonstration FAR-RIGHT groups converging on Wigan town centre this weekend have been sent a clear message that they are not welcome. Borough police are bracing themselves for a demonstration by neo-Nazi group National Action and the Evening Post understands that National Front will also be holding their own rally. A counter protest has … Continue reading

Public shuns far right gathering

Police at the event FAR-right group Britain First came to Wigan at the weekend but suffered a low turnout for what was billed as a grand event. The political party, which has a strong anti-Muslim agenda, has grown considerably over the last couple of years, using social networking to spread their views and generate support. … Continue reading