The Extinction Rebellion (XR) environmentalist activist group is reportedly holding a protest in Newcastle as of Friday, September 6, to bring attention to climate change. Protesters have reportedly gathered on the Great North Road on the morning (local time), before heading to the Civic Center.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route and near all protest sites.
Individuals in the UK are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for associated disruptions to transportation and business, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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