VIDEO: Protest against UKIP hits Doncaster town centre

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Doncaster’s Sir Nigel Gresley Square was packed today as demonstrators gathered the express their opposition to the political party UKIP.

Supporters of the group Stand Up to UKIP waved placards during the demonstration at Waterdale, before marching to Doncaster Racecourse, where UKIP is holding its annual conference this weekend.

The stand up to UKIP demonstration gets underway at Sir Nigel Gresley Square. Picture: Marie Caley Protest MC 4

The stand up to UKIP demonstration gets underway at Sir Nigel Gresley Square. Picture: Marie Caley Protest MC 4

Roads were closed during the march, and South Yorkshire Police put on an extra 60 officers to police the march.

Stand Up to UKIP describes itself on its website as an umbrella organisation which believes women, trade unions, anti-racists, black, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, other faith communities, LGBT, young people, students and all good people, must unite and stand up to UKIP.