A regeneration programme worth £300m to the South West's economy has been agreed in Plymouth this lunchtime.
The investment granted by the Government's 'City Deal' scheme will be used to stimulate industry and create more than 10,000 jobs.
It centres on the South Yard at Devonport being returned to public ownership so it can become a hub for marine industries.
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The bank holiday getaway is underway with twice the amount of traffic expected. Key routes across the west country are set to be hectic.
Blue skies and even more sunshine in the run up to the bank holiday weekend
The run-up to the bank holiday weekend probably has some of the best weather. Its fine with some blue skies or patchy cloud.