A number of jobs are to go at Premier Foods in Plymouth - part of 900 job losses across the UK.
Thousands of people from across the Westcountry are heading to the Capital for a march against the Government's austerity policies.
Cornish food producers are welcoming a campaign encouraging shoppers and businesses to buy local.
Unemployment in the South West rose by 12,000 in the three months to April, official figures have revealed. The Office for National Statistics showed that a total of 168,000 people were unemployed in the region between February and April.
The region's unemployment rate was 6.2% and saw a rise of 7.7% during the period. The worst area in the UK was the West Midlands which recorded a 19,000 increase in the number of people without a job.
House sales in the south west are at their highest level since 2010. The Institute of Chartered Surveyors say agents sold an average of 18 properties in a three month period. They're predicting further increases this year.
Wages in the south west have dropped by 10 per cent in five years. The Trades Union Congress found total earnings are down by £5.7 billion. since 2007. They say reduced hours, pay rises below inflation and fewer jobs are to blame.
Some food producers in the south west say it's impossible to export their goods because of the logistical problems and red tape they face. But that's about to change.
The trade organisation Taste of the West has set up a new international division which aims to promote the food and drink products that are available to overseas buyers and make getting them there much easier.
Adam Grierson reports.
Richard Lawrence's full interview with Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Hogg.
The Police and Crime Commissioner of Devon and Cornwall has defended his staffing levels after a Select Committee report revealed the force area has more PCC staff than many other counties. It is six months since Tony Hogg was elected.
A programme designed to encourage more Plymouth people to start us their own business' has secured funding of almost one-point-four million pounds.
It means the free Urban Enterprise programme can run for another two years, giving people practical advice on how to write business plans, pitch ideas, and use marketing successfully.
The project has helped 158 new businesses get off the ground in the past three years.
Demand for property in the South West rose over the last month according to the latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
It says the Government's 'Help to Buy' scheme announcement has had an impact on the market. The amount of houses to sell also increased.
Today two acres of beach at Bigbury on Sea went under the hammer at auction.
The sale has proved controversial with local people. But tonight its buyer told this programme he has no plans to redevelop it.
Jonathan Gibson reports:
£9.8 million pound plans to transform an old brewery in Redruth into an archive and record centre for Cornwall have won the backing of the Heritage Lottery Fund.
It means Cornwall Council will get a grant to come up with a formal proposal for funding for the project.
The centre will house manuscripts reflecting the area's history.