Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union which represents civil servants are on strike in a long running dispute. They're protesting against cuts to pensions and a pay freeze which they say has reduced their incomes by 20 per cent. A rally is planned in Plymouth at midday.
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The makings of a fine winters today in most parts with plenty of sunshine.
Devon's MPs have called for increased funding for the county's schools. They believe they're underfunded compared to elsewhere in the UK.