11 year old Ethan Jones has a very rare condition called Ring Chromosone 14. There are just 40 to 60 cases worldwide. It causes epilepsy, respiratory problems and global delay. It means Ethan needs care around the clock.
Children's Hospice South West helps families like Ethan's. Its three hospices in the region offer care for children who have illnesses which mean they wil die before reaching adulthood. It is supported by the charity, Together for Short Lives.
For more information on Together for Short Lives click here
In the run-up to Christmas, this Friday is traditionally the worst night of the year for drink driving and alcohol-related violence. Avon & Somerset Police have already arrested nearly 50 people for drink or drug driving in the first week of their Christmas crackdown.
The Road Safety charity, Brake, is running a "Not a drop, not a drag" campaign to stop people even touching a drink or taking any drugs before getting behind the wheel. Franki Hackett from the charity tells us more.
A nativity play with a difference is wowing audiences in Newton Abbot. Pupils from Bradley Barton Primary spent a week making 300 puppets - including the all-important donkey - to tell the story of the First Christmas.
Proceeds from the shows are going to the charity 'Hannahs', which helps disabled people.
A reformed burglar is offering homeowner's advice on how to keep their belongings safe over the festive season.
It's part of Devon and Cornwall Police's 12 days of Christmas Campaign, designed to tackle the rise in crime at this time of year. Jacquie Bird has been talking to the former criminal - whose identity we've protected - about how easy it is to steal.