It's going to be a busy weekend for The Queen with 4 days of celebrations.
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The south west is preparing for a four day celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Parties, concerts and religious services will be taking place - as the south west salutes sixty years since the Queen's ascension took the throne.
Thousands turned out in Somerset, Devon and Dorset last month when she visited on her Jubilee tour - suggesting support for her here remains as strong as ever.
Over the next four days hundreds of street parties will be taking place across the region, from the small community events to large scale parties.
On Monday night across the south-west between ten and ten thirty beacons will be lit, as part of a network of 4000 around the country. There are more beacons being lit in Devon than any other county.
And a huge range of other celebrations are happening too - including a river pageant in Dartmouth on Saturday and a Big lunch in Truro.
A Dartmoor farmer is going to attend a royal lunch as part of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations next Tuesday. The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution nominated Nicholas Vincent who lost his leg eight years ago in a farming accident.
Our reporter Richard Lawrence met him.
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Naval aircraft from Yeovilton and Culdrose will be performing a special flyover to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Today they were up in skys practicing.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations are just a few days away now, and as well as being a chance for a right royal knees up, it also represents a great opportunity for local businesses to get in on the act.
Cordelia Lynch went to meet three firms in the West Country doing exactly that.
Our Cornwall Correspondent Steve Hardy reports on the oldest vessel taking part in the Diamond Jubilee Pageant. Mount Barge was built in the 18th century to ferry the owners and staff of St Michael's Mount to and from mainland Cornwall. It even brought Queen Victoria to the Mount in 1846.
One of the highlights of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations will be a thousand boat flotilla sailing down the Thames through the centre of London - the biggest armarda ever gathered on the Thames.
Cordelia Lynch reports as some of the rehearsals have been taking place on the River Dart.
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