The Admiral Nurse Service gives relatives a dedicated support worker to help them deal with caring for someone with dementia.
The Government has announced millions will be spent repairing the region's damaged roads. Here are the figures, and a pothole monster.
Cornwall Council's saving plans include about £12m cuts from adult care and health
Thousands of teachers are on strike today across the west country. Members of the National Union of Teachers believe performance related pay and working until the age of 68 for a full pension is unsustainable. Stephen Watterson is an NUT Representative ..
Thousands of public sector workers from the South West have been striking today. They're taking part in a nationwide dispute over pay and pensions. Many of the region's schools, libraries and museums are shut as a result. You can watch the below report with Seth Conway:
Thousands of public sector workers from the South West have been striking today. They're taking part in a nationwide dispute over pay and pensions. Many of the region's schools, libraries and museums are shut as a result. This was the scene in Truro this morning.
Hundreds of public sector workers are protesting in Exeter this morning. They're taking part in a nationwide strike over pay and pensions. Many of the region's schools, libraries and museums are shut today as a result.
Above you can see the region's largest public sector workers protest march which set off from Belmont Park in Exeter.
The Torpoint ferry will not be operating today, due to a mass walkout by public sector workers throughout the country.
Widespread public sector strikes are planned for tomorrow, in a row over pay. Some fire staff and teachers are involved. The following unions are taking industrial action:
- GMB (general trade union)
- NUT (National Union of Teachers)
- PCS (Public and Commercial Services, representing civil servants and others)
- UNISON (general trade union)
- Unite (general trade union)
Teachers across the West Country will be out on strike on Thursday 10 July, forcing the closure of many schools. It is part of an ongoing dispute over pay.
If your child goes to an academy school, you should check the individual school website.
For the latest information on council-run school closures, follow the links below (please note that councils update their links regularly as and when appropriate):
A new 200 million pound superyacht has left Plymouth after it was constructed at Devonport Dockyard. The "Alamshar" belongs to his Royal Highness, The Aga Khan who is the leader of the world's 20 million Ismaili Muslims. It's rumoured he flew in by helicopter to pick up his purchase.
Residents in North Devon are being given an early warning that their rubbish bins might not be collected tomorrow. The local council says it can't guarantee a collection as a one day public sector workers strike will take place.
The stoppage will affect all manner of local authority services across the region not just refuse.
Details of how 168 million pounds of pothole funding has been allocated to councils have been released by the government. The money has been divided between 148 authorities to repair around three million potholes by March next year.
Find out whether your council has received any money and how much using this interactive map.