The seaside town of Torquay has made the Top 3 in a list of the best places to visit in the UK.
Work on the South Devon Link Road has taken a major step forward with the demolition of railway bridge to make way for the new road.
Torquay United's players have been spending some time with the club's young supporters this week.
Two-year-old Keanu Williams became "invisible" to the authorities while being subjected to months of cruelty, a damning report has found.
The Serious Case Review into the toddler's murder concluded that the professionals involved in his care failed to meet even basic standards of good practice.
Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board's independent report said child protection workers in various agencies "collectively failed" to prevent Keanu's death.
The National Children's Bureau (NCB) have responded to the serious case review into the death of two-year-old Keanu Williams who was beaten to death by his mother in 2011.
This case starkly demonstrates the unintended consequences of recent reforms to child protection; an overly bureaucratic process; lack of individual responsibility; increasingly complex organisational relationships and responsibilities; and no one advocating in the interests of the child.
It is particularly worrying that the review found that no conversations were held with Keanu to find out what he was feeling.
– Dr Hilary Emery, Chief Executive of the National Children’s Bureau
No child at risk should ever be only seen and not heard. We urgently need to review how best to support children within the child protection system - especially the very young ones - to ensure their voices are listened to at every opportunity.
The Serious Case Review into Keanu Williams' death found the toddler died "because people missed opportunity after opportunity to intervene, and do something decisive to ensure he was safe and properly cared for."
The review, which was undertaken by the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB), stated that although some staff "did their best" for the two-year-old boy, others "did not comply with required practice, processes and procedures."
"Those staff have already been held to account for this by individual agencies," Jane Held, chairwoman of the BSCB said.
A Serious Case Review into the death of a two-year-old boy who was beaten to death by his mother has found Keanu Williams died "because there was failure across every agency to see, hear and respond to him in the context of what he was experiencing at any one point in time."
Rebecca Shuttleworth, 25, is serving life in prison with a minimum term of 18 years for beating her son Keanu to death.
One man's been jailed and another given a suspended prison sentence for hate crimes.
Tobias Ruth, 19 from Torquay was charged under the Terrorism Act for sending threatening messages to Islamic organisations. He also caused criminal damage to the town's Islamic Centre.
Earlier this year, properties were evacuated near the home of his accomplice, John Roddy, 20. Police found material by the Norwegian mass-killer, Anders Breivik along with an Al-Qaeda training manual.
Roddy joined Ruth spraying racist grafitti around Torbay 72 times. Ruth was jailed for 33 months; Roddy's 23-month sentence was suspended.
Agatha Christie fans are gathering in the west country in honour of the 'Queen of Crime' who was born in Torquay in 1890.
The English Riviera transforms itself into the murder mystery capital of the country for the festival. And the Agatha Christie Theatre Company performs its latest production. Jeff Welch has been to South Devon to find out more.
The Mayor of Torbay is due to unveil a plaque to mark the completion of a waterfront project in Torquay, costing nearly £3 million.
The first phase was to rebuild part of the Princess Promenade and the second involved redeveloping the historic seaside platform known as the Banjo.
Stairs have also been added to improve access.
The official opening ceremony will take place at 5.30pm.
The Mayor of Torbay, Gordon Oliver, has welcomed a £20 million package of proposals to redevelop Torquay's seafront, saying the council couldn't afford to do the work itself.
– George Oliver, Mayor of Torbay
I am impressed by the group's proposals for the Pavilion. [...] The Pavilion needs several million pounds spent on its refurbishment, which we as a council simply cannot afford. We would also face ongoing maintenance liabilities that come with a listed building of this nature.The hotel development would safeguard the future of this important listed building, whilst at the same time creating much needed employment and economic activity for the Bay. The proposals for cafes and shops would bring new vitality to the area fronting the inner harbour.
A £20 million planning application has been submitted to Torquay Council to redevelop the town's pavilion and build a luxury hotel and 45 apartments nearby.
The seafront plans, from developers Nicolas James Group, include a 60-bedroom luxury hotel and spa over the marina car park. New cafes and shops would front the inner harbour, with 45 apartments above.
It is proposed that the restored pavilion will include the hotel reception, cafe, restaurant, spa and function rooms. If planning permission were granted, work would start in early 2014.