Tens of thousands of people turned out to see the annual procession of floats through the town last year despite flooding in the area. This year the carnival will take place on a Saturday for the first time in more than one hundred years. That diary date - November the third.
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Emergency services say they will working long into the night to deal with a fire that began in a music shop near the centre of Exeter.
Leon Dexter was set upon by the birds in Ilfracombe in the latest in a series of attacks by seagulls in our region.
Emergency services are tackling the fire on Sidwell Street near the centre of Exeter.