Campaigners set to march before Poole Town game today to save Hitchin Town FC’s Top Field ground

Canaries chief executive Andy Melvin has led calls for the public to show their backing by attending

Canaries chief executive Andy Melvin has led calls for the public to show their backing by attending today's march. - Credit: Archant

Campaigners fighting to save Hitchin Town FC’s Top Field home will gather for a march today.

Supporters will assemble on Butts Close, opposite the under threat Fishponds Road ground, at 12.30pm for a 1pm start before walking to Brand Street, Bancroft, Fishponds Road, and back to Butts Close.

Everyone is then invited to watch the Canaries league match against Poole Town which kicks off at 3pm – entry is free but donations are welcomed for the club’s ‘fighting fund’.

For live updates as the march progresses follow Hitchin reporter @Comet_Layth on Twitter and sports reporter @damionroberts for more on the game itself.

A report of the march will be posted on our website later today.

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