THERE has been strong reaction to a planned protest in the city centre

Extinction Rebellion plan to “swarm” and block a busy road.

Posting on the Worcester News Facebook page, readers have commented.

Adam Gray said: “I can see this really helping them gain support for their cause.”

Terry Phillips said: “Wherever they go a trail of pollution and rubbish follows.”

Dawn Phillips said: “Hope this doesn’t put any of my vulnerable clients at risk from any disruption to drive routes due to this protest.

“By all means but if you cause anyone to have severe issues, care or emergency services I do hope the authorities take action.

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Timothy Evans said: "Please don't avoid Worcester city centre.

"We need the good people of Worcester and surroundings to come and visit us - our jobs and livelihoods depend on you.