Striking teachers are gathering in Northernhay Gardens in Exeter ahead of a rally at lunchtime.
Teachers from Ivybridge were ready to lead off the march through Exeter city centre.
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A memorial will be built commemorating those who have lost their lives in the River Avon - it will have 18 steps leading up from the river.
Chilly start, cloud will thicken through the day.
A cold day, cloud thickens this afternoon.