Dramatic cuts to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have finally been confirmed. The Service needs to save £8 million by 2015 and a number of fire stations will soon be manned by retained or part time firefighters. Unions say the cuts will put the public at risk.
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Panels of cladding have been removed in Plymouth after being given the worst fire rating under new safety guidelines.
Children and adults alike took to their boards todays for Newquay's annual charity paddle race, in memory of toddler Joe Way.
One or two showers on the way, although not too heavy. Breaks of sunny spells but cloud developing through the afternoon.