The World Cup may be in full swing in Brazil, but the domestic season moves a small step closer today as our local teams find out who'll they'll play in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Ties will be played during week beginning the eleventh of August. The draw is split between northern and southern sections. League fixtures will be released on Wednesday.
A new survey says house prices in the South West have gone up by more than 6 per cent in the last year.
That's according to the latest data from one estate agent.
According to Rightmove, in June 2013, the average cost of a house was just under £270,000. That's now risen to around £285,000-an increase of roughly £15,000.
A new survey indicates an alarming amount of ignorance about bowel cancer in the region. The report from Bowel Cancer West says nine out of ten adults they spoke to weren't aware of symptoms of the disease and were embarrassed to go the doctor. But early diagnosis is crucial to survival.
The West Country's fishing industry is in line for an increase in funding from Europe - but the biggest rise will go to Scotland.
Fisheries minister (and Cornish MP) George Eustice has welcomed a deal in which Scottish fishermen and marine businesses will get a six per cent rise, against only one per cent for England. He says this is reflects the size of the industry and past take-up of the fund north of the border.
Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. And across the West Country a number of events are planned to commemorate the occasion. The South West recently played host to a visit from the Millin bagpipes for a D-Day relay
The NSPCC say there's been a sharp rise in emotional neglect and abuse cases in the south west. There's been a 63 per cent increase in Plymouth and a staggering 157 per cent in Somerset. Some case are so serious they've had to refer them to the police and children's services.
A new report claims that many families in the south west are skipping meals because they can't afford food.
According to Save The Children, more than one in eight in the region have missed a meal - and one in ten were unable to buy new shoes for their children when they need them.
The number of children arrested in the Avon and Somerset force area has fallen by 68 percent in the last five years.
According to figures obtained by the Howard League of Penal Reform, arrests fell from just above 9 thousand in 2008 to just under 3 thousand in 2013.
UKIP MEP William Dartmouth says his party is the only one tackling the real problems that matter to voters.
They came out on top in the South West, which mirrored the national trend. It means they'll have two MEPs at the European Parliament.
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