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Summary

  1. Updates on 1 May 2015
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather on Tuesday

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  1. Goodnight

    That's all from the Local Live team for Devon and Cornwall for now. We'll be back on Tuesday. Enjoy the bank holiday weekend.

  2. Gig Championships: latest

    Jack Murley

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    This year's World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly will be a truly international affair with crews from the US, Ireland and Holland among the 151 registered crews.

    gig
    Wedding

    There will be full coverage of the action on BBC Radio Cornwall throughout the weekend. Meanwhile, ahead of the veterans and super-veterans races, two rowers have tied the knot. Jan and Andrew had a guard of honour from the Appledore crew and joked they would celebrate with a glass of water as they're both competing later.

  3. Wet & Windy tomorrow

    David Braine

    Weather forecaster, BBC Spotlight

    Most places will become dry overnight but a few further spots of rain are possible in places. It will stay cloudy, with hill fog likely across western parts. Minimum Temperature: 6 Deg C (43 Deg F).

    Weather graphic

    Saturday: Rain, heavy at times, and freshening winds will soon spread from the southwest, reaching eastern parts by midday. It should turn drier across Devon and Cornwall in the evening. Maximum Temperature: 12 Deg C (54 Deg F).

  4. Nuclear plant fail 'huge loss' to economy

    BBC Spotlight

    Business leaders have warned of a "huge, huge loss to the South West economy" if the planned nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset fails to go ahead.

    Hinkley

    Tim Jones of the Devon and Cornwall Business Council and says he has real concerns about the EDF project which appears to have stalled. "The supposed Chinese investors have failed to materialise so we should be very cautious," he said.

  5. Latest stories

    Today's top stories on BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall:

    • Devon woman Annie Tinsley tells how lucky she is to be alive after being engulfed in an avalanche on Mount Everest.
    • The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has the worst waiting times in A&E in England.
    • A young girl injured at Camborne railway station had grabbed a carriage door handle as the train was pulling in and was dragged down "almost instantly" says a witness.
    • Some businesses across the region are beginning to doubt the planned Hinkley nuclear power plant will go ahead.
  6. Extra staff as hospital struggles

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    The NHS says extra staff are on duty over the bank holiday weekend at the Royal Cornwall Hospital as its A&E department struggles with demand.

    Hospital

    The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has the worst waiting times in A&E in England with only 60.5% of patients admitted or discharged within four hours last week.

    NHS Kernow governing body member Dr Iain Chorlton: "There has been a great deal of work that goes on a daily basis to assess what the health system needs in Cornwall."

    Derriford Hospital, was seeing 90.3% within the four-hour period.

  7. Pirates sign Light Blue

    BBC Sport

    The Cornish Pirates have signed threequarter Toby May, who's played for Cambridge University in the last two 'Varsity' matches.

    The 26-year-old full-back/centre has also been a member of the England Students Development squad - he's signed a two year contract.

  8. Everest avalanche woman 'lucky to be alive'

    Jonathan Morris

    BBC News Online

    A Devon woman caught up in an avalanche on Mount Everest says she is lucky to be alive.

    Annie Tinsley

    Annie Tinsley, 22, from Budleigh Salterton, said: "We were on our way to Everest base camp and heard the rumbling. We looked to the right and there was a massive avalanche coming our way.

    "Our guide said 'run' so we just followed and tried to find some shelter behind some rocks. Five minutes later and we would have been on the glacier and there's not much to hold onto there."

  9. Scilly travel warning

    BBC Travel

    Isles of Scilly Travel is warning that because of the poor weather forecast for tomorrow, there is strong possibility of disruption to Skybus flights during the World Gig Racing Championships.

    Although no flights have been cancelled, it says on its Facebook page that any passengers booked to travel to Scilly with Skybus on Saturday, may transfer to the Scillonian free of charge.

  10. Hospital worst for A&E waiting time

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    The latest figures from NHS England show that the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has the worst waiting times in A&E in England.

    A&E

    Only 60.5% of patients attending the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro were admitted or discharged within four hours last week. In the previous week the figure was 86%.

    Derriford Hospital in Plymouth was seeing 90.3% within the four-hour period but neither service is reaching the government target of 95%.

  11. Man still critical after restraint incident

    Claire Hawke

    BBC Local Live

    A man who became unconscious while being restrained outside a Paignton bar is still in a critical condition in hospital.

    Police were called to a fracas on the Esplanade on Wednesday. Four men who were arrested on suspicion of affray have been given police bail pending further enquiries.

    The matter was referred to the IPCC and will now be subject to an independent investigation. Assistant Chief Constable Russ Middleton said they will "co-operate fully".

  12. ShelterBox in Nepal

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Workers for the Cornwall-based disaster relief charity ShelterBox say the people of Nepal are facing appalling hardship as temperatures tumble and the monsoon season approaches.

    nepal

    Becky Maynard from ShelterBox says the case of Santa Maharjan is typical - she is sheltering under a tarpaulin with her six children and seven adults, including her elderly mother.

    Becky said: "The camps that have grown ad hoc in open spaces are really inadequate for the sort of weather conditions we are experiencing. Most families have been sheltering under plastic sheeting, and it has been raining quite a lot."

  13. Noisy squirrelfish appear

    Matt Pengelly

    Local Live

    A shoal of squirrelfish has gone on display in Newquay after spending a month in quarantine.

    fish

    Smallmouth squirrelfish are live close to tropical reefs and have unusually large eyes which help them to hunt at night. They are capable of producing a range of sounds underwater by vibrating their swim bladders, including sharp cracks, pops and low rumbles.

  14. Doubts rise over Hinkley power plant

    BBC Spotlight

    Businesses in the region promised lucrative opportunities to supply the new Hinkley Point power plant in Somerset have told BBC Spotlight they are beginning to doubt it'll go ahead.

    Hinkley

    Suppliers of all kinds of goods and services have been waiting for building work to start by EDF but some have said their hopes are fading.

    Energy expert Doctor Bridget Woodman, of Exeter University said: "The government after the election must get together with EDF and say this can't go on any more because the costs and timescales are out of control."

  15. Moving art

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    An extraordinary kinetic sculpture called 'The Restless Temple' has been constructed in west Cornwall.

    temple

    The exhibit at the Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Gulval has a mechanical moving framework which allows the wooden temple to move in the wind. You can watch a video of the temple moving here.

  16. Rice for Globe

    Cornish Guardian

    The Cornish Guardian reports Kneehigh Theatre's Emma Rice has been appointed artistic director of The Globe Theatre in London. Her appointment will start in April 2016.

    Emma, who has been co-artistic director of Gorran Haven-based Kneehigh, for over a decades, said: "I am delighted and honoured to be taking over the artistic direction of Shakespeare's Globe. Open to the elements, and to its audience, this unique and important space demands theatre that brims with passion, joy and humanity. Mindful of the extraordinary artists I follow, I will take custody of this incredible organisation with an open heart, fierce passion and excited mind."

  17. Diving success for Plymouth pair

    Nick Hope

    BBC Olympic sports reporter

    Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow equalled their best result of the 2015 World Series with synchronised 10m platform bronze in London.

    dive

    Couch and Barrow totalled 311.88 from their five routines, with pairs from China (332.88) and Malaysia (314.94) first and second respectively.

    The Britons won Commonwealth silver together last year but had struggled in the early season World Series events.

  18. Latest stories

    Today's top stories on BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall:

    • The latest figures from NHS England show that the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has the worst waiting times in A&E in England.
    • Mobile phone footage has emerged of a Devon woman caught in an avalanche following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal
    • An eyewitness said a young girl injured in a railway station yesterday had grabbed a carriage door handle as the train was pulling in and was dragged down "almost instantly".
    • Thousands pack the streets of Padstow for the May Day Obby Oss celebrations
  19. Gigs ahoy!

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Excitement is building on the Isles of Scilly for the World Pilot Gig Championships 2015, ahead of the Veterans' races this afternoon.

    gig

    This crew have made it all the way from Arklow in Ireland. BBC Radio Cornwall's Jack Murley, Hannah Stacey and Dick Straughan will be broadcasting live from Scilly all weekend.

  20. Shrews host Pilgrims

    BBC Sport

    Plymouth Argyle travel to Shropshire this weekend for a date with second-placed Shrewsbury in League Two.

    Argyle need a point to make certain of the final play-off spot but the Shrews need a win to keep alive their hopes of topping the table.

    Plymouth Argyle manager John Sheridan said: "They're going for the title, they'll come right at us and we've got to be prepared for that - we'll test ourselves against one of the best teams in the division."

  21. Plans for £10m cruise ship terminal

    Plymouth Herald

    Plymouth is pushing ahead with plans for a £10m-plus international cruise ship terminal at Millbay, it has been confirmed, the Plymouth Herald reports.

    Cruise ship

    City chiefs could be poised to release details of the plan within weeks, it emerged last night.

    The news comes as Plymouth business leaders declared there has never been a better time to build the facility, which could rake in £15m or more in knock-on effects for the whole peninsula.

  22. Obby Oss welcomes Breakfast team

    Debbie McCrory

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Today was the first time I've ever been to the Obby Oss celebrations to mark May Day in Padstow.

    What an amazing morning it was, thank you so much to the people of Padstow for letting us share your special day.

    James Churchfield and Debbie McCrory

    Oss oss wee oss! See you next year.

  23. Fairly peaceful on roads

    BBC Travel

    • In Paignton, Eastern Esplanade is closed for the 'Bikers Make A Difference Festival' which starts today and carries on over the weekend.
    • In Padstow the town will stay closed to traffic today for the May Day Obby Oss celebrations. There is a park and ride service in operation.
    • Slow traffic is reported on A377 Western Way out of town in Exeter at the Riverside traffic lights.
    • There's slow traffic on A377 Alphington Road in Exeter around Seven Stars traffic lights.
  24. Schoolgirl hit by train

    West Briton

    Newspaper

    The West Briton reports how a schoolgirl who was hit by a train as it pulled into Camborne Station yesterday, is set to return home.

    The 11-year-old was taken to Royal Cornwall Hospital and subsequently treated for minor injuries to her legs and back.

  25. Coaching slot for Oakley?

    BBC Sport

    Exeter City veteran Matt Oakley hopes to join Paul Tisdale's coaching team at the club when he gives up playing.

    exeter

    The 37-year-old is out of contract in the summer, but wants to continue his career for at least another season.

  26. Moment British woman was caught in avalanche

    Jonathan Morris

    BBC News Online

    Mobile phone footage has emerged of a British woman caught in an avalanche following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.

    Annie Tinsley

    Annie Tinsley was half an hour from base camp on Mount Everest when she and her fellow climbers were engulfed.

    She later posted a selfie on her Facebook page saying she was ok.

  27. Grey and breezy

    Kevin Thomas

    BBC Weather Forecaster

    It will remain rather dull and cloudy for the rest of the day, with the light patchy rain generally easing and clearing. There is a moderate locally fresh to strong easterly breeze, this is expected to veer to the southeast later.

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    Tonight it will continue to be mostly cloudy with a few scattered outbreaks of rain. Further patchy light rain is expected to push in from the south later, becoming heavier towards the end of the night. There will be a moderate southeasterly breeze, fresh or strong towards the west. Min Temp: 7C (45F).

  28. Doubt over supplying Hinkley

    Neil Gallacher

    Correspondent, BBC South West

    Businesses in the region who were promised lucrative opportunities to supply the new Hinkley Point power plant in Somerset say they are beginning to doubt it'll go ahead.

    Until now they have been reluctant to voice their growing scepticism, possibly because there might still be contracts for them to pitch for if it does get built: Why risk being seen as a nay-sayer?

    On the plus side, the main local cheerleaders - the Somerset Chamber - point out that whatever happens about Hinkley, all their effort to build up a healthy supply chain will help us build all sorts of other infrastructure we're going to need. And few people are writing Hinkley off altogether, because this is as much about politics as economics, and the politicians remain under real pressure to ensure future home-grown energy supplies.

  29. Latest stories

    Claire Hawke

    BBC Local Live

    Today's top stories on BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall:

    • Mobile phone footage has emerged of a Devon woman caught in an avalanche following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal
    • An 11-year-old girl is recovering from her injuries after being falling onto the tracks as a train pulled in to Camborne railway station
    • Thousands pack the streets of Padstow for the May Day Obby Oss celebrations
  30. Packing Padstow's streets for May Day

    Kevin Thomas

    BBC Weather Forecaster

    I managed to get this aerial shot of the May Day musicians and dancers in Padstow from our outside broadcast balcony.

    Obby Oss

    If you missed today's Obby Oss action you can catch up on the 10:00 and 11:00 dances on the BBC iPlayer or catch the pictures in Spotlight at 13:30 on BBC One.

  31. Rail injury: latest

    Amy Gladwell

    BBC News Online

    An eyewitness has told me about the "horrible" moment a young girl was injured after falling from the platform at Camborne railway station.

    Jade Willoughby saw the girl fall between the platform and the train as it came in, saying: "she slipped and screamed, the scream went right through me. I thought she was dead. It was awful, it was horrible."

    The 11-year-old schoolgirl escaped with minor injuries after falling from the platform as the Paddington to Penzance train entered the station. British Transport Police is investigating the incident.

  32. Estate warnings on fence cutting

    Jonathan Morris

    BBC News Online

    The Dartington Estate in Devon has appealed for people to stop cutting through wire fences.

    Fence

    It said: "It costs us money we don't have spare to repair them, it enables livestock to escape and there are now sheep and lambs and cows in some of the fields, with goats soon to join them."

  33. Torbay's Mayoral Election Debate

    Bill Buckley

    Presenter, BBC Radio Devon

    We are broadcasting our debate featuring the candidates who want to be the next Mayor of Torbay on today's phone-in.

    There are those who think the post should be abolished. Join us after 14:00 to tell us what you think and call us on 0345 3011034.

  34. Sat nav anger

    Sophie Pierce

    BBC Radio Devon

    People in Kenton near Exeter say they're fed up with lorries following their sat navs into the village's narrow streets.

    lorry

    There have been several incidents recently when lorry drivers have become wedged in the village, causing delays and damaging trees.

    One resident Ann Bond said: "The road itself is quite narrow, there are usually vehicles parked along here so they often have to drive along the pavement."

  35. Achieving balance between Red and Blue

    BBC Radio Cornwall's James Churchfield tweets: #PadstowMayDay #ossoss

    oss
  36. Warning in Sidmouth as beachgoers sit under cliff fall hot-spot

    Western Morning News

    A young child has been pictured on a notorious beach at the exact spot where a huge cliff fall happened just hours later.

    Cliff

    The near miss happened at Sidmouth where the boy was pictured playing on east beach on Sunday evening.

    Incredibly hours later on Monday morning a holiday maker captured the moment hundreds of tons of rubble came crashing down at the exact spot.

  37. Daley prepares for London

    Nick Hope

    BBC Olympic sports reporter

    Tom Daley says he is more motivated than ever to prove he can be the best diver in the world again.

    tom

    The London Olympic bronze medallist won World Championship gold in 2009, but has not topped a World Series event since April 2013.

    However, the Briton came an impressive second in Dubai earlier this month and contests the London leg of the World Series this weekend - Tom said: "I feel the fittest, strongest and most dedicated I ever have."

  38. Are schools helping to feed and clothe the poor?

    Laurence Reed

    Presenter, BBC Radio Cornwall

    I've been talking to the senior figures from the National Association of Head Teachers who say schools are becoming "mini welfare states" providing support for children from deprived backgrounds.

    A survey by the union claims 84% of heads often provide food, clothes and washing facilities for some children. What do you think? Call 01872 222222 and tune in now.

  39. Don't get caught under the skirts, Tiff!

    BBC Radio Cornwall's Tiffany Truscott tweets: May Day in Padstow! #ObbyOss

    oss
  40. Measles alert

    BBC Radio Devon

    Parents in the Ashburton area of Devon are being urged to get their children immunised, following a case of measles.

    A ten-year-old child, who has not had the MMR vaccine, has caught the illness and more children are being tested.

    Doctors say it is a serious illness which can leave children with disabilities, and can sometimes be fatal.

  41. Tiernan-Locke latest

    Dave Gibbins

    BBC Spotlight

    I've been talking to Devon professional road racer Jonathan Tiernan-Locke, who's currently serving a two year suspension from the sport since he was found guilty of taking an illegal substance.

    cyclist

    The 30-year-old said he is planning a return to cycling next year when his ban expires - he said: "I think it's going to be mainly positive but you're always going to get people and internet trolls or whatever, but it's not something I'm dwelling on or thinking about."

  42. Camborne train accident

    Amy Gladwell

    BBC News Online

    An 11-year-old girl will leave hospital this morning after being treated for minor injuries after she was hit by a train at Camborne railway station.

    rail

    A British Transport Police spokesman said: "It is believed the girl was injured after falling onto the tracks as a train pulled into the station. Following initial enquiries, officers are currently treating this incident as an accident."

    BTP officers, the police, paramedics and Cornwall's air ambulance all responded to the 999 call.

  43. Everest quake-fear climber posts selfie

    Jonathan Morris

    BBC News Online

    An east Devon woman who survived the earthquake and avalanches on Mount Everest has posted a selfie to prove she is OK.

    Annie Tinsley

    Annie Tinsley, 22, from Budleigh Salterton, was on the trip of a lifetime in Nepal at the time.

    She said on her Facebook page: "Hi guys stuck in Lukla for the foreseeable future at the mo!! No flights to Kathmandu due to weather/airports! But all safe, thanks for the xxxxx"

  44. Red Oss time!

    BBC Radio Cornwall's James Churchfield tweets: Young and old gather in the room above the Golden Lion pub in #Padstow awaiting the departure of the Old Oss #ossoss

    oss
  45. Latest headlines

    Claire Hawke

    BBC Local Live

    Today's top stories on BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall:

    • A Devon woman on the trip of a lifetime to Nepal has posted a selfie to show that she is safe after the recent earthquake and avalanches
    • An 11-year-old girl is recovering from her injuries after being hit by a train after falling onto the tracks at Camborne railway station
    • Thousands pack the streets of Padstow for May Day Obby Oss celebrations
  46. Out-of-hours views

    BBC News

    UK

    Research by Exeter Medical School suggests out-of-hours GP services provided by commercial companies perform slightly worse than NHS or not-for-profit equivalents.

    More than 80,000 patients were asked for their assessment of the treatment they had received.

    Prof John Campbell, who led the work, said the results were "statistically significant", adding: "The overall trend is that patients report less positive experiences with commercial, and we now need to understand why."

  47. High waters

    Holly Green

    BBC Weather

    If you're planning a trip to the seaside around Devon & Cornwall, here are the latest tide times.

    tide
  48. Serious north Devon crash

    Western Morning News

    Four people escaped serious injury in a road crash in North Devon in the early hours of today, reports the Western Morning News.

    Two fire engines from Braunton and Barnstaple were sent to the incident on the A361, between the two towns, at 2.30am.

  49. May Day: latest

    James Churchfield

    Presenter, BBC Radio Cornwall

    This was the moment the Blue Oss danced out of Padstow's Institute building on the stroke of ten o'clock this morning - the first big moment of May Day 2015.

    oss

    The Red Oss will emerge from the Golden Lion pub at 11:00 as the north Cornwall community gathers to mark the end of winter and the start of summer.

  50. Radio star in Plymouth

    As part of its general election coverage, the Today programme's Justin Webb has been broadcasting live from Plymouth. BBC Radio 4 Today tweets: @JustinOnWeb is inspecting the day's catch as it's being unloaded at the Sutton Docks in Plymouth

    webb
  51. May Day in Padstow

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    People from all over the world are in Padstow this morning to join the Obby Oss celebrations.

    oss

    The May Day festivities mark the end of winter. One Padstonian and Blue Oss supporter Martin Masters told BBC Radio Cornwall: "When you hear that music in the morning, the hairs on the back of your neck pull up - it's lovely."

  52. Britain's oldest donkey?

    The Daily Telegraph

    She was born in the same year the Voting Rights Act was passed and The Beatles took America by storm, teases the Daily Telegraph.

    donkey

    But much like the world famous Liverpool band, her legacy lives on, because at 50 years of age, Tessa is thought to be Britain's oldest donkey.

    Believed to have been born in 1965, Tessa retired to The Donkey Sanctuary, in Devon, at 20 - around the age a donkey would normally be expected to live to.

  53. Concerns over Hinkley's future

    Neil Gallacher

    Correspondent, BBC South West

    Businesses across the region who were promised lucrative opportunities to supply the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant say they're increasingly sceptical that the build will go any further.

    Hinkley Point

    So far a billion pounds has been spent on groundworks and hardware for the project in Somerset, but there are still no final commitments. There are legal challenges over state aid rules and recently serious faults were found in a sister project in France.

  54. Train incident probe

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    An 11-year-old girl escaped with superficial injuries after being struck by a train at Camborne station yesterday.

    station

    A spokesman for First Great Western said: "British Transport Police are currently investigating an incident that happened last night at Camborne Train Station - they are treating it as an accident and we are working with them to ascertain the full circumstances."

  55. Grey and chilly

    Kevin Thomas

    BBC Weather Forecaster

    It looks like a dull, rather cloudy day across the region with the best of any brightness breaking through towards the northeast for a time. There is a risk of catching a little light patchy rain in places mainly towards the west.

    map

    There is a moderate locally fresh easterly breeze, this is expected to veer to the southeast during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 11 C (52 F).

  56. Travel: latest

    BBC Travel

    • The A386 in Mary Tavy is blocked and there is queuing traffic in both directions near the Bal Lane junction because of an accident.
    • In Saltash at the Carkeel Roundabout there is heavy traffic through the roadworks causing delays.
    • The B3396 Keyham Road and Saltash Road in Plymouth are busy but moving near the Albert Road Dock Gate junction.
    • A390 Penwinnick Road in St Austell is busy but moving eastbound from the A3058 Edgcumbe Road junction to the B3273 Pentewan Road double roundabouts.
  57. Today programme in Plymouth

    Plymouth Herald

    The Plymouth Herald is reporting how BBC Radio 4 are broadcasting live from the fisheries in Sutton Harbour with a programme focused on the South West.

    webb

    Presenter Justin Webb has been interviewing Pete Bromley, manager of Plymouth Fisheries about issues facing the fishing industry in the South West.

    He's also spoken to Jason Schofield, CEO of Sutton Harbour Holdings Plc, about the main issues affecting Plymouth and the city's vital tourism industry ahead of the election.

  58. Obby Oss excitement builds

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    This is the Children's Oss dancing through the streets of Padstow this morning - the traditional curtain-raiser to the May Day Obby Oss celebrations.

    oss

    Thousands of people are packing into the town for the dance of the Blue Oss at 10:00 and the Red Oss at 11:00 - BBC Radio Cornwall is broadcasting live from Padstow throughout the morning.

  59. Latest headlines

    Claire Hawke

    BBC Local Live

    Today's top stories on BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall:

    • An 11-year-old is recovering from 'superficial' injuries after being hit by a train at Camborne station
    • Thousands are in Padstow for the traditional May Day Obby Oss celebrations
    • Businesses in Devon who were promised lucrative opportunities to supply the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant in Somerset say they're increasingly sceptical about the project's future
  60. Banned cyclist speaks out

    BBC Spotlight

    Devon professional road racer Jonathan Tiernan-Locke, who's currently serving a two year suspension from the sport, has given his first television interview since he was found guilty of taking an illegal substance.

    cyclist

    The 30-year-old says he is planning a return to cycling next year when his ban expires. He maintains he is clean and still has messages of support.

  61. GPs analysis

    BBC News

    UK

    New research suggests patients believe out-of-hours GP care, when it's provided by a commercial company, is not as good as the NHS.

    The study carried out by the University of Exeter Medical School analysed survey results from more than 80,000 people and patients reported poorer experience of care with commercial providers - researchers say further work is need to understand the reasons for their findings.

  62. Concerns over stuck lorries

    Sophie Pierce

    BBC Radio Devon

    People in Kenton near Exeter say they're fed up with lorries following the instructions of satellite navigation systems and getting stuck in the centre of the village.

    lorry

    Villagers say there have been various incidents recently involving lorry drivers becoming wedged in the narrow streets, causing delays and disruption.

  63. Rush hour problems

    BBC Travel

    • Watch out for an accident on Berry Road in Newquay near the Tor Road junction.
    • There's slow traffic on A38 in Saltash at Carkeel Roundabout in the roadworks area.
    • Traffic light failure is reported on Belgrave Road in Torquay at the A379 Torbay Road junction.
    • There are two Torpoint ferries running, with waiting times of up to 30 minutes at Torpoint, 15 minutes at Devonport.
  64. Oss Oss Wee Oss!

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Thousands of people will pack into the narrow streets of Padstow today for the traditional May Day celebration of Obby Oss.

    oss

    The parades and dances of the Red and Blue Osses are thought to date back to the 1800s and BBC Radio Cornwall is broadcasting live from Padstow throughout the morning.

  65. Child hit by train

    Amy Gladwell

    BBC News Online

    An investigation is underway after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a train at Camborne train station yesterday afternoon.

    The police have confirmed the child suffered only superficial injuries to her legs and lower back, she was taken to hospital as a precaution.

  66. Good morning

    Matt Pengelly

    Local Live

    I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, travel and weather this Friday.

    If you'd like to get in touch with us with a story or a comment on the service, please do drop us an email.