Trump Chequers visit: Protests & road closures

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Published by Dan Gooding at 8:19am 13th July 2018. (Updated at 4:12pm 13th July 2018)

If you'd missed the news - President Trump is visiting Buckinghamshire today.

Mr. Trump will be meeting Primer Minister Theresa May at her country residence, Chequers, near Wendover this morning.

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He is due to fly in from Surrey and arrive at around 10.40am, will hold a talk and a press conference.

The President is then due to leave at 2.25pm.

Disruption

There are and will be road closures around Chequers, notably at Butlers Cross.

We're being advised to avoid the area all around the estate if possible.

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Princes Risborough, Little Kimble and Wendover train stations may also be busier than normal, due to a protest.

Protest

A protest is happening in Butlers Cross.

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This is part of a 'carnival of resistance' across the UK, over the POTUS' visit.

Trump visit - Butlers Cross

The Chequers event is being called 'child friendly', in contrast to some of the other rallies which have been, and are, happening in London.

Those who support the visit are also marching in the capital today.

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Video from the protest

 

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Police lining up in Butlers Cross

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More pictures from Butlers Cross

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