More than a 160,000 children across the west country are living in families with debt problems. New research out today shows more than 1 in 10 families in the region are failing to keep up with household bills and loan repayments. It also shows that a third of families have had to borrow money in the last year to pay for essentials for their children. There are calls today for the government to offer parents more support.
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Light drizzly rain throughout the evening and with a fairly muggy night ahead for all of us.
Thick cloud and patchy drizzle spreading throughout this evening and giving us a fairly muggy night.
A group of pug lovers have gathered in the Cotswolds to stage a walk in aid of a charity which helps re-home pugs and pug-crosses in need