£847m will be spent repairing the South West's local roads and their potholes over the next six years.
That's according to the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, who is making the announcement today. The money would be enough to mend 2.7m potholes across the region.
A businessman is refusing to pay his council tax until potholes outside his guesthouse are repaired. Andrew Hinaman says that the holes - on the road near Elmstone Hardwicke in Gloucestershire - are a danger to motorists.
Work to resurface some of Plymouth's potholed roads continues throughout August. The City Council is undertaking a a twelve week programme which continues until the middle of September. Thirty seven roads will be done - along with a number of smaller scale sites around the city.
As a 12-week programme of resurfacing roads in Plymouth gets underway, Mark Coker, the councillor responsible for transport, confirms he will be calling for extra funding in the city.
A major 12 week programme to resurface the roads in Plymouth is underway.
Work will be carried out on 37 roads in the city and will run until mid-September. It's all part of plans to repair areas worst hit by this year's winter storms.
It comes after Plymouth received just over £350,000 from the Government's pothole repair fund last week.
Thousands of potholes on Westcountry roads will be repaired thanks to £20 million of government funding.
County Councils across the region welcomed the money, but say it still isn't enough to carry out all the repairs needed.
Devon was one of the biggest winners - with nine million pounds allocated to repair its broken roads, many of which were left badly damaged by the winter weather.
Cornwall will receive half that amount - it's to get 4.3 million.
Somerset gets 3.8 million pounds, and Dorset will receive a total of 3 million.
Prime Minister David Cameron told us the extra money represented a good deal for the west country. Richard Lawrence reports.
Devon is line to get more than £9 million pounds of funding to fix its damaged roads.
The county has struggled with large numbers of potholes caused by the extreme winter weather.
It's part of a government allocation of £168 million pounds to fix more than three million potholes nationally.
Cornwall will also get its share of the cash. More than four million will be spent in Cornwall to fix around 81,000 potholes.
Details of how 168 million pounds of pothole funding has been allocated to councils have been released by the government. The money has been divided between 148 authorities to repair around three million potholes by March next year.
Find out whether your council has received any money and how much using this interactive map.
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