More than a hundred jobs have been lost in the region as Premier Foods and Comet close premises. Staff at the electrical retailer in Barnstaple and Yeovil have today been dismantling the shop units after redundancies were announced yesterday.
The Comet distribution centre in Exeter has also closed. Meanwhile Premier Foods is also shutting its Hovis bread site in Plymouth. Seth Conway's report here.
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Stephen Gilbert who was the constituency's MP from 2010-15 will contest the St Austell & Newquay seat for the Liberal Democrats on 8 June.
It'll be dry and sunny to begin with this Bank Holiday weekend in the West, but with showers just around the corner.
It's a mixed weekend for the South West ahead with sunshine on Saturday but rain and showers across Sunday and Monday.