3,000 more homes and businesses in Dorset are to get superfast broadband as a result of £3 million of investment.
It will bring fibre broadband to about 50 communities in the county by 2018, including Glanviles Wooton, Swyre and Uploders.
New large scale wind farms could be a thing of the past, under government plans to halt the industry.Read the full story ›
This picture has been sent to us by Neil Punnett from Hemyock, Devon
Hayley Goleniowska sent us this fantastic photo on Twitter from Cornwall
Picture taken through a welding mask by James Tomlinson in Helston
This was taken by Jonathan Webster of the eclipse over the sea at Teignmouth at 0945 this morning.
James Cherry took this great time line in Cornwall
Rachel Dodge caught the tail end of it in Yeovil.
Phil Starkey took this in Penryn, Cornwall.
Bradley Darlington took this in Plymouth
Police had to be called to a house after two brothers had a fight over popular computer game Grand Theft Auto.Read the full story ›
It's been revealed that a £150 million project launched four years ago to improve mobile phone coverage in rural areas has resulted in just two masts being erected.
When the scheme was announced it had been hoped it would result in hundreds of new masts.
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Two new helicopters will join the fleet of the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust today. They can fly at night thanks to night-vision technology.Read the full story ›
Cornwall is to get 35 new phone masts around its coast as part of a nationwide project to improve mobile reception.
The £5 million government project will be targeted at villages where there is no signal. It comes after David Cameron complained about poor coverage while on holiday.
The Met Office in Exeter is to get a new super computer - costing £97 million.
It'll be able to perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and will weigh the equivalent of 11 double decker buses.
It will be able to provide very high detail weather information for precise geographical areas and help predict events such as flooding and heavy snowfall more effectively.
It's being welcomed by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
As Hollywood hit the red carpet for the "Fury" premiere on Sunday, Brad Pitt paid tribute to his unusual co-star; a WWII tank from Dorset.Read the full story ›
A new app will allow people to pay for goods and services in Totnes pounds using their smart phones.
The town has had its own currency for several years, encouraging people to trade locally.
The phone app has been developed by the team running the more recent Bristol pound, which has been taken up by 500 traders.