A parliamentary summit's being held today to discuss the deadly ash tree fungus.
Thirty per cent of West Country woodlands are made up of ash trees. Scientists are afraid that much of our countryside could be devastated if the Ash Dieback fungus reaches the South West.
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A ship from a West African country hit by the deadly Ebola virus will be docking in Falmouth next month.
Disgraced West Country cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke was back in the saddle yesterday, taking on the Exmoor Beast Cycle Ride.
Plymouth Argyle were the region's only winners as they beat in-form Carlisle 1-0 at Home Park. Yeovil and Exeter City both drew.