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Princess Royal due in North Devon

Princess Anne is due to visit Clovelly and Barnstaple today Credit: PA

Princess Anne will be in North Devon today. The Princess Royal will be in Clovelly to open a fountain in honour of the Queen. She'll also unveil a plaque in remembrance of mariners who lost their lives near the town in the 19th century.

This afternoon she'll move on to Barnstaple to open a new play park.

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Princess Anne to open fountain in North Devon

Princess Anne to open fountain in North Devon Credit: John Walton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Princess Anne will be in North Devon today. The Princess Royal will be in Clovelly to open a fountain in honour of the Queen. She'll also unveil a plaque in remembrance of mariners who lost their lives near the town in the 19th century.

This afternoon she'll move on to Barnstaple to open a new play park.

VIDEO: Sea King helicopter comes to the rescue

A 72-year-old man has been air lifted to hospital following an incident at the old bridge in Barnstaple.

A Sea King helicopter was called to the scene from RMB Chivenor shortly after 3pm. Crews winched the man on board and he was flown to North Devon District Hospital.

You can see the rescue in this video sent in by Row Richardson - the helicopter's blades dramatically silhouetted by the sun on the building by the river.

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Arlington Court prepares for summer season

Visitors play with baby lambs at Arlington Court Credit: ITV News West Country

Final preparations are being made at Arlington Court as they open for the summer season.

After the wettest winter on record, gardeners have been working round the clock to get the grounds ready.

More than 90,000 people visited the house near Barnstaple last year.

Barnstaple pub protesters told to go

People in Barnstaple who've been occupying their former pub for two weeks to try to stop it being demolished, have now been told they must leave.

But today's deadline has come and gone, and locals are vowing to fight on. They've now officially registered a right to buy the pub if the proposed development of flats and houses falls through. Seth Conway reports.

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