Across the country, fewer people are applying for university. In this region, that figure is even higher. David Willets MP, the Minister for Universities is confident students are still applying for university and says it is a competitive process.
He says there have been more university applications this year than places available.
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Lifeguards are back patrolling some of the west country's busiest beaches from today for the summer season.