Overall crime across Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has fallen by 6.7% - that is over 6,000 fewer recorded offences. This covers the financial year period April 2012 to March 2013.
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Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
Strong winds have been wreaking havoc across our region, affecting roads, trains and ferries and disrupting journeys to work.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.