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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A mix of some showery outbreaks of rain and brighter spells in the west feeling cooler than Wednesday.
Showery outbreaks of rain will become more widespread through today, with heavy and locally thundery downpours possible.
It will be a bright and warm evening but clouds will arrive as midnight approaches.