THIS WEEKEND, demonstrators will take to the streets of Southampton to protest against the spike in living costs.

This is the third protest taking place this year in the city to highlight how the spiralling cost of living crisis is affecting the public.

It is organised by Southampton People's Assembly and The People's Assembly Against Austerity.

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The groups are pushing for a raise in the minimum wage and for the government to tax the wealthy.

The protest will take place outside Guildhall Square on Saturday, 2 April from 2pm until 4pm.

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From Guildhall Square, protesters will march and assemble at Bargate, where the event will come to an end.

The strike will feature performances by local musicians, poets, speeches made by activists and more.

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The People's Assembly is urging individuals and organisations around the UK to organise similar protests in order to demand a more equitable society.

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