The BBC are reporting that police have cancelled the march through the village of Auchterarder – as close as they could get to the G8 Summit at Gleneagles – after overnight trouble in central Scotland. A Tayside Police Spokeswoman is quoted in the report “It is not going ahead on the grounds of public safety and because of the disruption to the road network in the area and the level of criminal activity taking place.”.. hmmm.. Is the Parades Commission listening? Update It’s on again.. sheesh.. [thanks Brendan]
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