Final preparations are being made for Plymouth's Christmas lights switch-on and Lantern Parade. Several schools and colleges have been involved in creating the giant lanterns.
Thousands of people are expected to head to the city centre this evening for the festive extravaganza, which marks the start of weekly late night shopping.
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Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
Strong winds have been wreaking havoc across our region, affecting roads, trains and ferries and disrupting journeys to work.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.