A mother from Cornwall is sending a warning to others after her daughter dies from skin cancer.
Skin cancer rates are now five times higher than they were in the 1970's, according to Cancer Research UK.
Cancer Research UK reports skin cancer to be higher than average in the region. A Somerset nurse has good reason to back the campaign
Skin cancer rates are now five times higher than in the 1970s, according to Cancer Research UK and the South West has the most cases of all.
Jenny Parnwell from Fowey lost her daughter Julie Anne to the disease within weeks of her diagnosis. She now wants to make others more aware of the dangers.
Students in Cornwall have been learning about the dangers of skin cancer by having their faces scanned for sun damage. Four UV machines are touring college campuses to highlight the issue - an issue that is a potential killer, even when the sun's not visible in the sky. Kathy Wardle reports.