It is that time of year when thousands of primary school children dress up in all sorts of outfits to take part in their nativity plays. An exciting time for all those involved, including teachers, parents and of the little stars themselves.
We wanted to experience one school's play, to capture all the tension and drama of a production that always lives long in the memory. We sent Claire Manning to Chaddlewood Primary School near Plymouth. If you're still not in the festive mood yet, then this will definitely put a smile on your face.
Marie Curie Cancer Care is one of six charities to benefit from Text Santa - ITV's Christmas fundraiser. Marie Curie nurses help care for terminally ill patients in their homes, and offer emotional support to families. Catherine Le Roy is one such nurse.
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David Zinzan, the Deputy Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police talks about the force's campaign against alcohol-related violence over Christmas.
Devon and Cornwall Police have begun a poster campaign to get people to think about how drinking could affect their behaviour this Christmas. They say there's a dramatic increase in alcohol-related violence during the festive season.
It's a week until Christmas Day. To get us into the festive mood, we'll be hearing seasonal songs and carols sung by school children from across the region.
Tonight we're in Cornwall with the children of St Stephens Community Primary School near Saltash and a new arrangement of 'Little Town of Bethlehem'.
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
There is just a week to go until Christmas Eve. All this week, to get us into the festive mood, we'll be hearing seasonal songs and carols sung by school children from across the region.
To start us off, here are pupils from St Andrew's primary school in Taunton, with White Christmas.
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.
Pupils from Bradley Barton Primary in Newton Abbot have been taking part in a nativity play with a difference. Here some of them are speaking about their roles.