EDL march in Exeter

The English Defence League will be staging a demonstration in Exeter tomorrow.

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Three people arrested at EDL rally in Exeter

There's been a heavy police presence in Exeter for two rival protest marches.

A national rally by the English Defence League was met with a counter demonstration by the anti-racist group Exeter Together.

Police figures suggest that the EDL were outnumbered nearly three to one by the local group.

Three people were arrested.

Richard Lawrence reports:

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EDL plan march in Exeter

EDL plan march in Exeter Credit: ITV News West Country

The English Defence League will be staging a demonstration in Exeter tomorrow. The group say it's a protest against Exeter University's Islamic studies and Muslim research centres.

Counter marches have been planned, and more than 800 people have signed an Exeter Together statement condemning the march.

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