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The People's March for the NHS (also known as the "New Jarrow March") will be passing through Palmers Green on Friday afternoon (5th September) on its penultimate leg, which begins in St Albans at 9am and finishes in Fore Street, Edmonton, where it is expected to arrive at around 5.30pm.

People's March for the NHSThe March has been organised to protest against the Coalition Government's NHS reforms.  It set out from Jarrow (near Newcastle on Tyne) on 16th August and will finish at Trafalgar Square this Saturday afternoon.  The route is very similar to that taken by the marchers who took part in the Jarrow Crusade in 1936.

On Friday the march will reach Palmers Green and Edmonton via Chipping Barnet, New Barnet, East Barnet, New Southgate and Arnos Grove station.  It will pass along Bowes Road, Clockhouse Junction, the Cambridge Roundabout, Silver Street, Angel Corner and finish at Broad House in Fore Street.  On Saturday it will start from Edmonton Green at 10am, stop for luch in Clissold Park, Stoke Newington, and arrive at Trafalgar Square by 3.30pm.

Among supporter of the march who are expected to join it during the final two days are members of the Enfield Alliance against the Cuts.

For more information see the People's March website.

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