Adam Terry from the charity Shelter who carried out the research says in some cases it has been a matter of hours following a complaint that the landlord has decided to evict the renter.
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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.