The European Commission had promised to review plans to remove a tax break which currently benefits small West Country cider makers.Read the full story ›
A Somerset bison farmer says he's had to destroy his 25 strong herd because the animals were becoming too stressed by compulsory TB tests.Read the full story ›
Farmers from the region have marched on Downing St to fight for fairer prices. They even brought cows and sheep - to get their voices "herd"Read the full story ›
Hundreds of west country farmers have left their herds and fields to call on the Government to take action over plummeting pricesRead the full story ›
A giant Gromit stands guard at Cribbs Causeway as plans for an enormous expansion of The Mall go before councillors, only to be deferred.Read the full story ›
A group campaigning to leave to leave the EU will launch in The South West today.
'Vote Leave' will be meeting business leaders from across the region in Bristol to discuss concerns about how EU regulations may be holding back their companies.
A YouGov poll released today says 62% of the South West's small businesses want the UK to control negotiations on trade deals, rather than the EU.
A representative from a key farmers union has told ITV News dairy farmers are "staring into the abyss" at the beginning of 2016 after a key retailer said it was slashing the price it pays for milk.
The Chairman of the National Farmers Union dairy board Rob Harrison said it looked like being a particularly bleak year for dairy farmers and warned that the industry was in absolute crisis.
Meanwhile dairy farmers from another group are planning a march on Downing Streetas the row over milk prices deepens.
Farmers from the West Country are planning to march on Downing Street as the row over milk prices deepens.Read the full story ›
Airbus will receive £37 million to create an advanced testing centre in Bristol. The state-of-the-art building will open its doors in 2017.Read the full story ›