Orange Parade hits Southport this Weekend
Merseyside police has warned of potential traffic problems ahead of a loyalist march in Southport.
The first march is set for 11am followed by a second march at 4pm. Around 2000 people took part in last years event .
Traffic disruption expected Southport Town Centre Saturday 11 June due to Apprentice Boys of Derry Marches from 11am – 1230pm & 4pm – 530pm
— MerPol Southport (@MerPolSouthport) June 7, 2016
Last year a Southport resident complained to of men and women urinating in public on the same day as the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in the town and violence between lodge members on Liverpool bound trains after the event.
Colin Roberts, speaking on behalf of the Apprentice Boys, suggested the people seen urinating were not from his organisation. He said around 1000 people took part in the march, and that the event was trouble free.
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