POLICE will be on hand at today’s Kill The Protest in Eastbourne, starting at 1pm.

Sussex Police said: “We are aware of protest activity planned in Eastbourne on Saturday.

“Officers will continue to engage with organisers and groups, as well as members of the public and keep explaining the Covid-19 restrictions which remain in place at this time.

We urge the public to carry on supporting us in our efforts to prevent the further spread of the virus.

“Public safety is, and always will be the police’s top priority, and this hasn’t changed throughout our approach to the pandemic.”