At more than 15%, youth unemployment in the South West is two and a half times the regional average of around 6%. Now a group of youngsters in Liskeard is trying to buck the trend.
They've enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to get access to business leaders. And they've come up with a novel way to get themselves noticed.
Watch the report here:
More top news
Ofsted's first ever inspection of the whole range of children's services in Somerset has found that too many of them are inadequate.
The RSPCA at West Hatch is already packed with seal pups and there are fears it will have to take on more if storms return this winter
Hundreds have queued in Bristol hoping to impress the talent scouts for the next series of ITV's Britain's Got Talent.