Dame Hilary describes how her friends "turned on" her in envy when she signed her first book deal.
And a four hundred year old building in mid Devon is being officially opened today after a two million pound restoration project.
Bathing has been banned at famous Cornish beach because of dangerous stretches of reef exposed by the winter storms.
Big cat expert Frank Tunbridge has been researching sightings of the Beast of Bodmin for the last 25 years. He says he doesn't think Henry Warren's photograph is a big cat but there has been more promising sightings in Devon and Cornwall.
Plymouth swimmer Ben Proud's family have spoken exclusively to ITV Westcountry of their pride at his ground-breaking gold medal. The 19 year-old became England's first gold medal winner in the pool on Friday night, setting a new Commonwealth and British record. Later, Proud collected bronze in the 100 metre freestyle relay.
A second gold at these Commonwealths is well within Ben's sights now after he qualified third fastest for the 50 metre freestyle final tomorrow.
His mum Sally and big brother Oliver talk below about how proud they are:
Four people have been rescued after they were caught in a strong current at a beach in North Cornwall. Among them was a young boogie boarder at Chapel Porth who had to be helped by an RNLI lifeguard. It's believed he and three adults got tired after struggling against the current. You can watch the RNLI rescue footage below:
More than 30 parks and green spaces in the West Country have been awarded Green Flag status. Conservation charity "Keep Britain Tidy" has revealed Vivary Park and French Weir Park in Taunton, and Morrab Gardens in Penzance are among those to be credited.
A second man will appear in court in connection with the death of 17-year-old Alex Peguero Sosa in Kingsbridge earlier this month.
Henry Felton, 22, has been charged with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice. He will appear before Torquay Magistrates' Court on 30th July.
A murder enquiry was launched after Alex's body was found at a bus shelter in Prince of Wales Road on 6th July.
One man, 42-year-old Lee Dent, has been charged with murder.
The police today warned of the dangers of gathering at so called car cruising events after 17 teenagers were hurt, one of them seriously, when a car ploughed into them in a car park in Plymouth.
First Great Western have suspended services between Exmouth and Topsham due to a fire at the side of the track.
The fire is just outside Exmouth station. Replacement bus services are in place, but there is no estimate for when normal service will resume.
The first female Navy Commander is believed to have left her vessel after allegations of having an affair with another officer.
42 year old Commander Sarah West took charge of HMS Portland in Plymouth in May 2012. The Ministry of Defence wouldn't confirm the claims - which if true would be in breach of Armed Forces Conduct - but was aware of a complaint. Commander West is currently on annual leave.
17 people, including ten under-eighteens, were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of spectators during an unofficial car meet in Plymouth.
The car show gathered a crowd of around 500 people in the B&Q car park off Tavistock Road on Saturday night. The injured were taken to Derriford Hospital. None of the injuries are thought to be life threatening.
Police were called to the scene at 10pm. A 19-year-old man from South East Cornwall was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. He has been released on bail.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision. If you have any information please contact police on 101 quoting log number 1025 26th July 2014.