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Easter travel hotspots in the South West

Travels experts are warning that the West country is expected to have the busiest roads in the country as people head to the region for the Easter break.

  • According to the AA, 16 million cars are expected to head off on trips across the country this weekend.

  • The number of people looking for a break in Devon is up by more than a third compared with this time last year, according to a tourist website.

  • The RAC is warning of delays caused by heavy traffic all weekend on the M5 in Somerset and the A303 towards Exeter.

  • Around 17,000 passengers are expected to fly out of Exeter Airport during the Easter week.

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Extra flights to Paris from Exeter Airport for Easter

Extra flights to Paris from Exeter Airport for Easter. Credit: ITV News West Country

Thousands of extra passengers are expected through Exeter Airport this bank holiday weekend. It says extra flights have been added to Paris for families travelling to Disneyland for Easter.

And the great Easter getaway is underway with our road and rail networks likely to be extremely busy.

Wind farm operators to award residents in Delabole

The wind farm near Delabole Credit: ITV News West Country

Residents who live near a wind farm in North Cornwall are getting money back because the turbines are performing well. More than 200 people who are signed up to the local energy tariff in Delabole will get 50 pounds off their bills.

The turbines which are operated by Good Energy are part of the UK's first commercial wind farm.

World's only trans-Atlantic cargo sail ship in Falmouth

The worlds only trans-Atlantic cargo sail ship is visiting Falmouth this week.

The Tres Hombres is a modern day clipper built for transporting cargo around Europe and the Americas under sail alone. She's on one of the last legs of a round the world voyage.

The visit is part of an initiative by New Dawn Traders to revitalise the cargo sail industry.

The vessel will be alongside in Falmouth over the Easter weekend.

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Basking shark spotted off Cornish coast

The basking shark leaps out of the water at Porthcurno. Credit: Hannah Jones, Marine Discovery

A basking shark has been spotted for the first time this season off the Cornish coast.

It was photographed coming out of the water at Porthcurno earlier this week. It's the second largest living fish after the whale shark.

The basking shark twists and turns before re-entering the sea. Credit: Hannah Jones, Marine Discovery
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