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Leisure complex to be built at Exeter bus station

Leisure complex to be built at Exeter bus station Credit: ITV News West Country

Exeter bus station will be the home of a new £20 million pound leisure complex that will include the city's new swimming pool. Plans are underway to relocate the station to a new, more compact location at Belgrave Road.

It comes as the current bus station celebrates its 50th birthday next week.

Bus drivers strike

Bus drivers are on strike this morning in Weymouth. It's because of a dispute over pay. Around 60 drivers at First Hampshire and Dorest have walked out for 24 hours. They say their pay has fallen dramatically behind drivers from over regions salaries.

Sixty driver on 24 hour strike in Weymouth. Credit: ITV West Country


Bus protestors call for subsidies to be restored

An online petition has been set up to protest against the closure of bus routes in west Cornwall.

Western Greyhound says it won't run any services in the Penzance and Hayle areas from the beginning of November. One hundred thousand signatures are needed to force a Parliamentary debate.

Transport Campaigner Katherine Gray told us what the petition is asking the government to do

Cornwall school bus crash

A school bus carrying 11 children crashed with another vehicle in Cornwall this morning. It happened on the B3274 at St Issey near Wadebridge. The bus driver was seriously injured and taken to hospital by air ambulance.

One other person was injured. The school children were treated for shock. The road is currently closed.