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Fixers: the young disabled people from Bristol fighting back against loneliness

For many young people with disabilities, leaving school and college involves leaving a circle of friends and support which is hard to replicate in adult life.

The result is widespread loneliness and isolation.

Now, a group of disabled young people from Bristol have teamed up to try to tackle the problem by reaching out to others.

They've enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to make an honest and revealing film about loneliness among the disabled:

Plymouth enterprise programme receives £1.4m funding

A programme designed to encourage more Plymouth people to start us their own business' has secured funding of almost one-point-four million pounds.

It means the free Urban Enterprise programme can run for another two years, giving people practical advice on how to write business plans, pitch ideas, and use marketing successfully.

The project has helped 158 new businesses get off the ground in the past three years.

Twelve young people a week die from undiagnosed heart conditions

Twelve young people a week die from undiagnosed heart conditions Credit: ITV Westcountry

It's been revealed that 12 young people are dying each week from undiagnosed heart conditions.

Leanne Haddrell from Tewkesbury was just 21 when she fell ill and died. Her parents are among bereaved families from the region meeting in Gloucester today to raise awareness of the problem.

They've contributed photos of their loved ones for a postcard which is being distributed across the UK to highlight the situation.