The people of Scotland will begin voting on whether they should have independence from the UK tonight. And a yes vote could have serious implications for the west country.
The new owners of the Bantham Estate in South Devon have been revealed. It's been brought by The Great Tew Estate in Oxfordshire. It's cost £11.5 million and consists of more than 20,000 acres, a number of homes and a golf course.
The Royal Horse Artillery visited Woolacombe in North Devon yesterday.
Their horses were treated to an exercise session on the beach - providing a much needed break for the hard-working animals. Jacquie Bird went along to find out more.
The warm September sunshine is providing a late season boost to the region's tourism industry.
Some hoteliers are reporting a 30% increase in bookings compared to last year. Many in the industry are hoping the warm weather will help make up for a disappointing start to the year.
Employers across every region of the country are expecting to take on more people over the next three months, except in the South West.
The figures come from the recruitment group Manpower UK.
It says heavy reliance on tourism and a jobs boom in recent years means growth in the South West has ground to a halt.
Villagers in Somerset are being given a say on the future of Porlock Marsh. A project is investigating how to manage the area - a designated site of scientific interest - and how it can be improved as a visitor attraction.
A drop-in session is being held at Porlock village hall today from 3pm to 7pm.
A legal bid to remove travellers from a site in Barnstaple will be heard today. A court hearing is set for today as the Town Council tries to evict people from Rock Park. The travellers arrived on the site at the weekend.
A North Devon schoolgirl is raising awareness of an infection that almost cost her and her sister their lives.
Lydia Cross from Braunton and her younger sister Millie are now ambassadors for the Meningitis Research foundation.
Lydia has made national news in recent years for dealing so well with her prosthetic legs after having both legs amputated below the knee. Millie, though, was the more seriously ill at the time.
Queen guitarist Brian May talks to our correspondent Duncan Sleightholme at Camp Badger in Williton, Somerset.
For millions of her fans Agatha Christie was the pioneer of the murder mystery novel - with an uncanny ability to keep readers hooked with her amazing story telling.
But behind the author - what was she like as a woman? For the second part of our series on Agatha - we've been speaking to her grandson about his memories of staying with her in Devon - and been given exclusive access to the secret family archive.