The Poppy Appeal was launched at various ceremonies around the region today. The Royal British Legion is hoping to top last year's record breaking total of £40 million.
Our Defence correspondent John Andrews went to Dartington where the Military Wives Choir and Stephen Spielberg's film of War Horse have helped focus attention on Devon servicemen, past and present.
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Athletes got stuck in to the I Am Team GB event in Bath - just one of many around the country.
Showers moving north, heavy at times and clearing later.
Bright spells with scattered showers becoming breezy.