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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:
The English Defence League is preparing to hold a march in Exeter tomorrow but many in the city say it's not welcome. More than 8 hundred people have signed a petition against it and a counter demonstration is planned.
Exeter City Council Councillor Phil Bialyk says the English Defence League are not wanted in the city.
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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The English Defence League are staging a demonstration in Exeter today. Counter marches have been planned.