Despite the latest unemployment figures showing a rise of 3,000 in the South West, nationally unemployment fell by 121,000 to 2.12 million.
The number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month fell by 36,300 to 1.04 million, said the Office for National Statistics.
Average earnings increased by 0.3% in the year to May, 0.5% down on the previous month.
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Eagle-eyed visitors to Tintagel Castle can now find a new addition to the landscape - the face of Merlin carved into rocks on the beach.
The weather is in two minds. Cloud in the south and west. Brighter towards Somerset plus showers emerging along the north coast too.
Showers could provide a flurry of snow over high ground. Elsewhere they stay as rain. Sunny periods for many too.