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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 3 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

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  1. Our live coverage

    That's all from BBC Local Live in Devon and Cornwall this Friday, but we'll be back at 08:00 on Monday to bring you all the day's news, sport, travel and weather updates.

    Don't miss Spotlight on BBC One at 18:30 and the late bulletin at 22:30 tonight.

    Also for live coverage of BBC Music Day 2016 at the Eden Project listen to Radio Cornwall, Radio Devon or Radio 2.

  2. Latest weather: Humid tomorrow with cloud, sunny spells and a risk of thundery showers

    Dan Downs, Weather Forecaster

    Staying fine and dry overnight tonight, with clear spells at first but cloud will gradually roll in from the east during the night. Staying mild. Min temp: 9C (48F).

    weather graphic

    A cloudy start for many tomorrow with the brightest weather in the west. There is an increasing risk of some isolated heavy, perhaps thundery, showers by the afternoon, but with sunny spells in between. Feeling increasingly humid with highs of 20C (68F).

  3. 'Dangerous and illegal' drone flying witnessed by police at festival

    The drones team from Devon and Cornwall Police is warning people not to fly the devices over crowds.

    Drone

    Writing on their Facebook page, they said an off-duty pilot witnessed two separate incidents at the Tunes in the Dunes festival on Perranporth Beach on the bank holiday weekend.

    The team said: "This is not only dangerous but also illegal. Before you fly a drone please check out the rules otherwise you could find yourself being prosecuted."

  4. Patients put at risk by 'needless' A&E use

    BBC Radio Devon

    People needlessly using the A&E department at one of Devon's main hospitals are putting other patients with more serious health issues at risk.

    That's the warning from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital after its busiest ever day in A&E on Tuesday when it dealt with nearly 400 people - almost double its daily norm of 240.

    A&E, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

    "It can be really, really frustrating for both the staff and other members of the public," senior A&E nurse Caroline Dowse said.

  5. Five BHS stores to close in Devon and Cornwall

    Lynne French, BBC News Online

    Five BHS stores in Devon and Cornwall - in Plymouth, Exeter, Torquay, Barnstaple  and Truro - are among the 163 to close in the UK in the coming weeks, it's been announced.

    Administrators Duff & Phelps said yesterday they had failed to find a buyer. The closure will lead to the loss of about 11,000 jobs.

    BHS store

    Last year BHS, which went into administration in April, was sold by Sir Philip Green to former racing driver Dominic Chappell for £1.

  6. Latest travel updates for Devon and Cornwall

    BBC Travel

    - An incident has been reported in Plymouth on Mayflower Street near the A374 Western Approach

    - Reports of an incident in Devon at Clyst St Mary on Oilmill Lane near the A3052

    - In Plymstock on the A379 Elburton Road there are reports of an incident around Southernway

    - Stop-start traffic in Totnes on A385 Ashburton Road in both directions between Dartington Lane and A381 Brutus Bridge roundabout

    - Very slow traffic in Honiton on the A30 eastbound, between the A35 and Hedgend Road

    - A broken-down lorry has partially blocked the A39 eastbound at Bideford between Clovelly Road and Heywood Road

    - In Cornwall there are reports of an incident in Bodmin on the A38 Glynn Valley near Drift Lane

  7. Abuse victim welcomes proposed changes to church safeguarding

    Donna Birrell

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    A South West man sexually abused by a member of the clergy, has welcomed proposed reforms to the Church of England's safeguarding procedures.

    The victim, known as Joe, said previous attempts to report his treatment were met with silence at the highest level of the church.

    Justin Humphreys, from the independent Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service said Joe's case had been a "catalyst for bringing about changes", adding its review had made 11 "clear recommendations".

  8. Cave rescue prompts calls for better knowledge of tides

    A group of teenagers rescued from rising water in a cave in Torquay would "probably have been fine" if they'd waited for a couple of hours for the tide to turn.

    The 15 and 16-year-olds - four girls and one boy - were cold but unhurt when they were rescued from Corbyn Head by the RNLI at high tide on Thursday afternoon.

    Corbyn Head, Torquay

    Colin Bower from the RNLI said the incident highlighted the importance of checking the times of high water, adding: "If they'd understood how the tide works and stayed put for a couple of hours, they'd have probably been fine... but they got spooked and just panicked."

  9. When pop stars drop by for a quick hug

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    Izzy Bizu is one of the acts taking part in a concert at the Eden Project for BBC Music Day 2016 which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Cornwall and Radio Devon, as well as Radio Two.

    If, like us, you didn't get a ticket, you can watch the build up on The One Show on BBC One from 19:00.

  10. Young Royal Marine killed by train while he celebrated promotion

    Plymouth Herald

    A highly promising Royal Marine fell onto a railway track and was killed by oncoming train - after going out drinking to celebrate a promotion.

  11. Midfielder Damon Lathrope to rejoin Torquay

    James Law

    BBC Sport Online

    Midfielder Damon Lathrope has agreed terms on a deal to rejoin Torquay United, subject to passing a medical.

    The 26-year-old made 122 appearances for the Devon club in his first spell and played in their League Two play-off final defeat against Stevenage in 2011.

    Damon Lathrope

    "He's an excellent footballer that can play off both feet," said Torquay player-boss Kevin Nicholson. "I see Damon coming back and filling the role in midfield that Danny Racchi played last season."

  12. Can too many cooks spoil the Flavour Fest?

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    Presenters David Fitzgerald and Simon Bates show off their... err... prowess in the kitchen at the region's largest free food festival, Flavour Fest in Plymouth.

  13. Latest travel updates for Devon and Cornwall

    BBC Travel

    • Long delays on the M5 back to Tiverton due to an earlier incident between Bridgwater South and Bridgwater North.
    • Slow traffic on the A38 in Cornwall westbound between Carkeel roundabout, Saltash and Tideford Road, Landrake.
    • Roadworks are causing problems on the A30 eastbound between Victoria and Bodmin.
  14. Truro chairman says Tully's exit not due to money

    James Law

    BBC Sport Online

    Truro City chairman Peter Masters says his decision not to renew manager Steve Tully's contract was not for financial reasons.

    In his two full seasons in charge, Tully got the Cornish side promoted from the Southern Premier League and reached the National League South play-offs with the club's highest ever finish.

    Steve Tully

    "Finances don't come into it - it's a relevant factor but the money situation did not come into it at all," he told BBC Sport. "There are things that I'm aware of that perhaps Steve or the supporters are not aware of - I've got to do the best things for Truro City, the club is king."