85% of people in the region are concerned about the impact on our environment.Read the full story ›
Knife crimes across the West Country are on the rise.Read the full story ›
As Storm Emma continues to cause disruption across the region we've put together a list of which fixtures are on for our sides in the football league:
- Bristol City v Sheffield Wednesday - ON
- Milton Keynes Dons v Bristol Rovers - ON
- Rochdale v Plymouth Argyle - OFF
- Crewe v Forest Green Rovers - OFF
- Exeter v Chesterfield - OFF
- Swindon v Yeovil - OFF
- Torquay v AFC Fylde - OFF
The mother of a child with mental health problems has spoken of the pain its caused her family to have him treated hundreds of miles away.Read the full story ›
New research has revealed that the vast majority of young people in the South West still dream of owning their own home.Read the full story ›
The man behind multi-million pound 'The Black Farmer' sausage and meat brand has spoken to ITV News about his year long battle with cancer.Read the full story ›
A survey says half of businesses in the south west expect to take on more staff this year - with job prospects for younger people also improving.
More than a hundred firms were questioned by the CBI. The organisation says the outlook for the year is 'positive'.
There are calls today for the government to do more to protect vital upland moor sites in the south west. The RSPB and South West Water are amongst the signatories in a letter demanding more support from DEFRA to protect habitats for wildlife.
A new campaign gets underway today to stamp out the sale of illegal tobacco in the region
This comes after new figures show 8 out of 10 people in the South West think the product-often smuggled in and unregulated- is a danger to children.
As it is cheaper than normal tobacco, it's also believed to make it easier for children to start smoking.
More than two thousand tax office workers are striking across the West Country today angry about proposed job cuts. The office in Barnstaple is one of those scheduled to close. It's the biggest in the region and thirty jobs are at risk.
Unions are staging walk-outs across the country this week. Twenty three tax offices are on the verge of closing.