The Deputy Prime Minister is visiting Somerset and Devon Fire & Rescue Service in Taunton.
The fire service is losing 17% of its government grant over the next two years, meaning it has to find £5.5m of savings.
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Here are answers to some of the questions surrounding the issue of badger culling.
Police in Cheltenham are urging the public to be wary after two recent incidents where money was demanded from elderly homeowners.
Badger culling has been rolled out to more parts of England in a bid to tackle TB in cattle, the Government has confirmed.