The Special Olympics National Games get underway in Bath next week with almost 2000 athletes descending on the historic city to participate in 12 sports. The event every four years is proven to improve the quality of athletes' lives.
As our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth reports, that is already true for a tennis player from the West Country.
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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.