It is the 50th anniversary of the Babbacombe model village. The Devon attraction now includes a model of the Shard to bring it up-to-date
A 'lost' painting by the Dutch master Rembrandt has been discovered, hanging on the dining room wall at Buckland Abbey, in Devon.
A totem pole spotted in a Dorset farmhouse has sold for £19,000 at auction in Dorchester. It was being used as a coat stand.
TV and stage star Barbara Windsor will be at the Eden Project later today to promote a scheme aimed at bringing people together for lunch once a year.
Big Lunch day was started in Cornwall five years ago. The event's happening in June.
Plymouth will formally submit its bid to become the next UK City of Culture today.
It's up against ten other cities to succeed Londonderry in the role, which should boost trade and tourism.
The culture board has been working for months to come up with a presentation that reflects its historic and creative character as well as its vision for the future.
Local celebrities, including Olympic diver Tom Daley and chef Gary Rhodes are backing the bid.
The rediscovery of a mystery animal in a museum’s underground storeroom proves that a non-native ‘big cat’ prowled the British countryside at the turn of the last century.
The animal’s skeleton and mounted skin was analysed by a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and researchers at Southampton, Durham, Bristol, and Aberystwyth universities and found to be a Canadian lynx – a carnivorous predator more than twice the size of a domestic cat.
The research, published today in the academic journal Historical Biology, establishes the animal as the earliest example of an “alien big cat” at large in the British countryside.
The sculpture is made by tens of thousands of steel pieces, each one cut by the artist.
A 20 foot statue appeared on Friday night (29 March) in the Princesshay shopping precinct in Exeter. It was created by Exeter-born sculptor Simon Ruscoe and will remain there for two weeks.
Some 10,000 plastic ducks will sail the River Tone in a race designed to support the work of a cancer charity. People in Somerset are now being invited to sponsor a plastic competitor in The Great Somerset Duck Race, in Taunton, in the hope of winning a prize.
The race takes place from 11am today (Saturday 30 March) and has been organised jointly by the Cancer Research UK committees of Bridgwater and Taunton.
Former Royal Marine Ben McBean was chosen by people in the city to feature on a new portrait bench. He says it doesn't just represent him and his sacrifice - he lost an arm and a leg in Afghanistan - but should stand for anyone who's had to tackle adversity.
Former Royal Marine Ben McBean has unveiled a new bench in the North Cross area of Plymouth. It features a figure of him as well as ones representing Scott of the Antarctic and Charles Darwin.
They were the three Plymouth people voted by locals to be part of the bench celebrating the city's history.
Ben McBean, who's 25, lost an arm and a leg after he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan in 2007.