Paignton Beach has failed to win a blue flag this year in the Keep Britain Tidy awards. But it has won the new Seaside Award for its beach management and facilities.
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Exeter's Rugby World Cup volunteers - who became know as the Pack - have been thanked in a ceremony by England and Exeter Chiefs players.
Cornwall has been named as the UK's favourite holiday destination in the British Travel Awards for the seventh year in a row.
Avon and Somerset Police will be able to avoid front-line cuts to policing after the Chancellor's Autumn Statement yesterday.