It's shaping up to be a momentous week for the Cornish Pirates. The Stadium for Cornwall, which could ultimately bring Premiership rugby to the county, was given planning permission yesterday.
And on Sunday, the Pirates face their biggest game of the season as they host Munster in the quarter-finals of the British and Irish Cup.
Jeff Welch reports:
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An exhibition of 18 Gromit statues opens at Cribbs Causeway later in a Gromit Unleashed Homecoming event.
The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in the UK will start striding across Cornwall this afternoon.