Last Saturday, local County Councillor John D Clare attended the counter-demonstration protesting against a march organised by the ‘Bishop Auckland Against Islam’ group. Cllr Clare said he judged that it was time to “look fascism in the eye and say ‘No’” – to show “by deed as well as word” that there is no place for racism or fascism in our society.
You can read his full account of the afternoon on his blog: