A couple who kept more than 70 pets in their semi detached home in Minehead have been banned from keeping animals for eight years. The RSPCA found 56 dogs and a variety of other animals. Four had to be put down. Most are now being rehomed.
Our Somerset correspondent David Woodland was in court and reports on how James and Nicola Hood pleaded guilty to nine charges of cruelty and neglect and were fined 500 pounds
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No more cuts to Devon and Cornwall Police and more money for West Country schools: two promises made by the Chancellor today.
A Devon couple who were once friends with infamous killers Fred and Rose West have been jailed for their own crimes against ten children.
Our political correspondent Bob Constantine has been listening to the Chancellor as he delivers his spending review.