People in a small Devon seaside town are divided over what to do with an old boathouse - thought to be the last of its kind in the country. The Longboat house in Budleigh Salterton was built in the late 1800s but has been run as a cafe since the 1920s.
Its current owner wants to knock it down and build a bigger, contemporary-looking restaurant in its place but some residents say the building should be preserved. Claire Manning reports.
More beaches in our region than last year have failed water quality tests after the UK suffered the wettest summer for a century.
Across the South West, 177 beaches passed the minimum European standard with 16 fails.117 beaches passed the tougher 'guideline' tests with 76 failing. Our reporter Kathy Wardle has been to one beach in Cornwall which failed both tests.
Just two weeks ago we had major flooding and dismal weather across large parts of the region. This weekend it's all sun and blue sky. Our reporter Richard Lawrence has revisited one of the affected areas to see what a difference a fortnight makes in the great British summer