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Flood barriers keep waters away in Fowey

The seafront remains intact this morning. Credit: Environment Agency

Flood barriers installed on the seafront in Fowey in preparation for storm Brian appear to have worked.

The Environment Agency say the defences will stay in place until tomorrow.

Strong winds and high waves have been hitting the South West coast but so far disruption from the storm appears to be minimal.

A yellow warning for wind will remain in place until late tonight.

The barriers at work. Credit: Environment Agency

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Pride of Britain West Country Winner - Matt Way

All week we've been hearing the incredible stories of our Pride of Britain finalists, who've been nominated in the regional fundraiser of the year category.

We asked for your nominations for people in our region that go the extra mile to help others and raise money for charity.

This year's winner is Matt Way who organised the Joe Way Paddle For Life for the past decade in memory of his son.

He'll be heading to the glitzy Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards later this month. Take a look at the moment he found out below:

Pride of Britain West Country Winner - John Wilkins

All week we've been hearing the incredible stories of our Pride of Britain finalists, who've been nominated in the regional fundraiser of the year category.

We asked for your nominations for people in our region that go the extra mile to help others and raise money for charity.

This year's winner is former paratrooper John Wilkins who has raised £300,000 for good causes through his love of skydiving.

He'll be heading to the glitzy Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards later this month. Take a look at the moment he found out below:

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