Campaigners fighting to save the search and rescue helicopter at Portland in Dorset have been dealt a major blow today.
Speaking during a visit to the new coastguard operations centre the Shipping Minister Stephen Hammond MP said he's convinced Government plans to close the base are safe.
This report from Kerry Swain.
More top news
Amanda Houston has the latest forecast for the west of the ITV Meridian region.
Amanda Houston has the latest forecast for the east of the ITV Meridian region.
Anthony Bristowe who is registered blind is cycling in tandem from Land’s End to Bradford-on-Avon.