Derriford Hospital finally has its new helipad. After seven months' work the letter H has been painted on, which signals it's ready for action. The official launch is on Friday June 5.
With 58 days to go, a kayaker who only took up the sport a few years ago is counting down to the Special Olympics and the chance of a gold medal.
40-year-old Steven Dodd from Plymouth is training with his GB teammate, badminton-hopeful Elizabeth Haywood, and the two have become firm friends, as Victoria Davies reports.
As the Queen officially opens Parliament today, senior religious figures in the South West are urging the government to put tackling poverty at the heart of its agenda for the next five years.
Canon Chancellor Anna Norman-Walker from Exeter Cathedral says it's vital the most vulnerable are not forgotten by the Prime Minister. She told ITV News West Country that economic prosperity must be felt across society.
A West Country photographer has captured these extraordinary images of the Milky Way over Dartmoor.
Jon Scott, from Plymouth, says the conditions were near-perfect, with no moon and clear skies. But Jon suffered for his art - he had to hike for five hours to reach the best viewing point, and was up to his knees in marsh for much of the night!
By morning heavy fog was covering the entire moor and visibility was down to about 50 metres. I had to navigate out using an old-fashioned compass and OS map, certainly not for the faint hearted!
Scientists at the University of Exeter have won a grant of almost £150,000 pounds for research into epilepsy.
The money, from the charity Epilepsy Research UK, will fund a 36-month project investigating the diagnosis of the condition and personalised treatment programmes, that could mean people have fewer seizures.