Irish travellers who have settled on a park in Taunton have until midday to leave the site before the council says it will take legal action.
The travellers have offered to pay for toilet facilities and skips, and say they need a place to go.
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Emergency services say they will working long into the night to deal with a fire that began in a music shop near the centre of Exeter.
Leon Dexter was set upon by the birds in Ilfracombe in the latest in a series of attacks by seagulls in our region.
Emergency services are tackling the fire on Sidwell Street near the centre of Exeter.