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Man charged with attempted murder after Devon stabbing

Two people were stabbed on Friday afternoon. Credit: ITV News

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following an alleged stabbing in Westward Ho! which left two people with serious injuries.

28-year-old Asher Roche has been charged following the incident at an address on Westbourne Terrace on Friday afternoon. A 40-year-old man and 65-year-old woman were airlifted to hospital.

Two people stabbed in North Devon

Two people stabbed in North Devon Credit: ITV News

Two people are currently in a serious condition after being stabbed in North Devon.

It happened just after 2pm this afternoon at Westbourne Terrace in Westward Ho!

A man and woman were airlifted to hospital with injuries said to be serious but not life threatening.

A 28-year-old man was arrested shortly after the stabbing. He is also said to be injured. Police have set up a cordon around the property.

Two people stabbed in North Devon Credit: ITV News

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Westward Ho! pool to remain closed

Tidal pool at Westward Ho will remain closed Credit: North Devon Gazette

The Westward Ho! outdoor tidal pool is to remain closed for the foreseeable future.

It was damaged by the storms earlier this year and was due to be refurbished before the summer season, but a lack of funding has put plans on hold.

Coastal researchers measure impact on gravel beaches

Coastal researchers measure impact on gravel beaches Credit: ITV News West Country

The inclement weather we've been experiencing lately has been good news for some West Country scientists.

Coastal researchers from Plymouth University have been able to carry out experiments to measure the impact of extreme waves and water levels on gravel beaches which are considered natural means of coastal defence

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Westward Ho! protesters to march against new Tesco

The march will start from this mural at 6pm tonight. Credit: ITV News Westcountry

Protesters in Westward Ho! will march against the construction of a new Tesco in the village from 6PM tonight.

The march will start from the anti-Tesco mural in the centre of the village.

A public meeting will then take place at 7pm in the Kingsley Hall.

Local businesses are concerned about the impact Tesco will have. Credit: ITV News Westcountry