Wales and West Utilities has warned parents to make sure their children are aware of the dangers of using gas appliances while away at festivals in the region.
The company which supplies mains gas to many households in the West Country is urging people to ensure that portable gas heaters and stoves are also well maintained and serviced.
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The Environment Agency has issued its highest flood warning for Portreath - saying that lives are at risk in the area.
A weekend of bad weather is due to hit the South West from today (6 February). The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued warnings.
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