More than a 160,000 children across the west country are living in families with debt problems. New research out today shows more than 1 in 10 families in the region are failing to keep up with household bills and loan repayments. It also shows that a third of families have had to borrow money in the last year to pay for essentials for their children. There are calls today for the government to offer parents more support.
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Thousands of students have taken to the streets of towns and cities across the West Country to call for action on climate change.
Despite being officially banned in 2010 due to safety concerns, volunteers have kept the tradition going
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