Housing and homelessness charity Shelter is making an urgent appeal for support for its helpline.Read the full story ›
An infamous eyesore in Bristol is finally going to be redeveloped following the City Council's approval.Read the full story ›
Highways England has set out how £2 billion of government investment to improve the capacity of roads in the South West will be used.Read the full story ›
Kingsholm are opening their gates to rugby fans for the final few games of the Rugby World Cup. The tournament brought in around £40m.Read the full story ›
The construction of the first nuclear power plant in the UK for a generation moved a step closer today as fresh investment was announced.Read the full story ›
The latest jobless figures show that the number of people out of work in the region has gone up by 1,000 in the three months to May. More than 127,000 are now out of work and claiming benefits, representing 4.6 per cent of the workforce.
Hundreds have been staging a protest in Bristol against today's budget. The Chancellor announced welfare cuts as well as a living wage.Read the full story ›
Low-paid workers in the region could be getting a pay rise, as a compulsory living wage was announced in today's budget.
Chancellor George Osborne announced a new National Living Wage of £7.20 an hour for all over 25s next April. This will then increase to £9 an hour by 2020.
However he also fleshed out huge cuts to the welfare budget. Some people will see benefits frozen and tax credits cut.
These measures include a reduction in the benefit cap for households, an end to housing benefit for 18-21 year-olds, a two-child limit for child tax credits and a freeze in working age benefits for four years.
For more on what this means for you and your family, tune in to ITV News West Country from 6pm tonight.
Hundreds of people are expected to protest today's budget in a "mass die-in" in Bristol this evening.
The protest, organised by the Bristol People's Assembly, aims to highlight what the organisers call "the many deaths and huge damage to millions of lives which continues to be caused by austerity and the cuts".
Today's budget included a reduction in the benefit cap for households, an end to housing benefit for 18-21 year-olds, a two-child limit for child tax credits and a freeze in working age benefits for four years.
The Chancellor also announced a new National Living Wage of £7.20 an hour, which will increase to £9 an hour by 2020.
Protestors are planning to move around Bristol, beginning at fountains near the city's Harbourside at 5pm, and ending at College Green.
More than 800 people have signed up to attend so far.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a "massive £7.2 billion investment" in transport in our region.