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.
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.
One of Devon's most famous beaches goes under the hammer today.
Two acres of beach and frontage at Bigbury-on-Sea will be auctioned off with a guide price of £30,000 plus.
The beach is in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is overlooked by the Burgh Island Hotel once visited by Agatha Christie and Noel Coward.
The South West Coast Path celebrates its 40th birthday this year. Walkers gathered to wish it well today at Land's End.
Over the last month people have been walking in relay from the south and north coasts to celebrate the anniversary. Today they met at the path's most westerly point.
Bob Cruwys reports:
Post office workers across the country are going on strike today. The action has been called in response to disputes over jobs and pay.
The Post Office plans to close 76 offices which will affect more than eight hundred jobs.
The union is seeking protection for jobs and the service. It also wants to secure a fair pay rise for staff who haven't had one since April 2011.
Today, the strike will affect 373 post offices across the country.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset has confirmed he is looking at business sponsorship to meet the shortfall in the police budget.
Martyn Underhill says the force is the country's lowest funded and has seen the worst cuts.
He says he'll look at opportunities with other PCC's and reputable organisations to help projects that otherwise may not have gone ahead.
The MP for North Devon Nick Harvey has spoken out against proposals to remove full-time crewing at Ilfracombe Fire Station. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service need to save more than two million pounds over the next two years
Estate Agents in the region are reporting an increase in confidence among buyers.
Malcolm Prescott, of Webbers Estate Agency, reports that houses are selling quickly at the right price. In Braunton, since the start of the year, his agency has sold 9 properties within days of coming on the market.