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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The NSPCC and their friend "Buddy" have been visiting a school in Cornwall to give them some tips about dealing with abuse
An inquest into the death of a 12-day-old boy has heard how his operation was postponed five times at Bristol Children's Hospital.
Raphael Ravenscroft from Exeter who played the famous sax solo on Gerry Raffery's Baker Street has died.