As a former member of an emergency service, I am very conscious of the commitment that is necessary to undertake such a job in civilian circumstances, and give my utmost respect to anyone that wishes to give even more by also undertaking such difficult and trying roles as part of the Army through deployments via the TA
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A minute's silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack.
A bright start to the day and staying sunny across the region with temperatures in the mid-twenties in parts.
As stand out day ahead of sunshine and blue skies, with highs of 23 or 24 degrees in some places across the South West.