Unemployment in the South West has gone down according to figures released today.
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) says a total of 156,000 people are unemployed in the region - 11,000 less than the last quarter. The rate of unemployment in the region is now 5.8%.
Nationally, long-term unemployment has increased to a 17-year high, despite another fall in the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance.
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Cloudy with one or two showers. Highs of 12 degrees.
Generally mild with highs of 10 - 12 degrees. Cloud and some showers.
Cloudy with some bright spells and patchy showers. Highs of 12 degrees.