Unemployment in the South West has fallen by 10,000 in the last three months. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the current unemployment rate is 5.5%
It comes at the same time 300 jobs losses have been announced by Flybe, a 100 of which will go in Exeter. The company is trying to save £35 million as passenger revenues fall and fuel prices increase.
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It will be mostly cloudy this evening and tonight, with further outbreaks of rain, affecting northern and eastern parts of the region.
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