Protesters chanting in defense of asylum seekers housed at the Beresford Hotel in Newquay. Image courtesy of Cornwall Live.


After rumours posted online, police prepared for two opposing sides in this protest outside the Beresford Hotel in Newquay on the 25th of February. The hotel is currently housing asylum seekers which has divided the public. Cailin Wheatley spoke to members of both sides of the protest to find out more.

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