Thousands of people turned up at a jobs fair hoping to get work in a new shopping centre. It's been a grim couple of years for employment in the region with hundreds of jobs lost. Kerry Swain reports.
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A 16-year-old RNLI beach lifeguard on her first day of work was involved in helping a man who had suffered a suspected heart attack.
Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region