A BLACK Lives Matter (BLM) protest has been organised to take place in Didcot this week with activists saying this will be a peaceful event.

This will be a socially distanced rally and participants are asked to bring gloves, masks and had sanitizer along with their banners.

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The protest will take place on Thursday evening at Edmonds Park next to Park Road between 5pm and 7pm.

BLM stewards will be present to ensure that people remain two metres apart.

To find out more about the Didcot group visit its Instagram at blmdidcot.