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There's concern tonight about the big rise in the number
to trespass on rail tracks in the region.
The figure's reached a five year high
with more than 550 incidents in the South West
Police say they include people who take shortcuts
These are some of the 8,000 people who trespassed
In one instance, a man staggers off the track and just about manages
to haul himself onto the platform, with seconds to spare.
Worryingly, more and more people have trespassed on the railways.
Here in Devon and Cornwall, we are recording 150 crimes a year.
That is the tip of the iceberg, we have another 150-plus incidents
recorded, so we are into 300, and we believe it is probably
double that, so between 600 and 800 offences every year in the county.
Across the country, one person trespasses
Last year in the South West, 32 children were caught trespassing,
with boys aged 14 to 16 being stopped the most.
We get young children who are exploring, we get teenagers
who don't understand the dangers, and we get adults who are taking
short cuts or something similar to that.
Even professionals working on the track are only allowed
to do so with a raft of safety measures, including lookouts
Trains that travel so fast, trespeassers
The trains are silent until they are on top of you.
Some hospitals in the region claim the new junior doctors' contract
at a time when they need to save money.
They say it's already much harder to fill rota gaps
and believe the new contract could have a significant
The government has argued the contracts will lead to more
efficient working practices that benefit the NHS.
Here's our Health correspondent Jenny Walrond.
It was a bitter stand-off between junior doctors
and the Government, the end of years of disagreement
But as it is phased in, hospitals have started
Jeremy Hunt had described it in Parliament as cost neutral.
We have set aside considerable sums, up to ?1 million,
for the new contract, so we are anticipating
it won't be cost neutral, it will be more expensive
The contract is in the process of being phased in.
Half of the South West hospitals have told us it is either having
But in the last financial year, others say it has cost them a total
These extra costs come at a time when hospitals
in England are being asked to reduce their spending as part
of so-called sustainability-and- transformation plans.
Plans which may include the loss of acute hospital services,
particularly ones which do not have enough staff.
Something which has led to protests in part of Devon.
But there's another way in which the new contract
could impact on some of those vulnerable services.
It's making it harder to fill gaps in the rotas.
Torbay Hospital has warned that could have a significant impact
on service continuity in urgent and emergency services.
We have in the South West 15% of junior-doctor posts
are not filled, and we have over the years developed
ways of flexing to fill those gaps, and this contract will make
There is a concern that morale amongst junior doctors
The British Medical Association fought against the introduction
of the contract for years, and says it warned
This contract was brought in by Government, it was forced
in before we felt it was ready, this contract was rejected
We still think there are huge areas of concern in this contract that
need to be addressed, and this was pushed
through on a political timeline without considering the implications
that we have already raised exist within this new contract.
Today Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust said it won't know yet
about additional costs until after August,
Well, in response to other hospital's concerns NHS Improvement
told the BBC, "it's important when moving on to the new contract
that providers take the necessary steps to help doctors
Now a brief round-up of other stories making
Police investigating a hit-and-run in Kingsteignton say
they want to hear from the driver of a VW Lupo and dog walker
who were seen nearby and may be witnesses.
25-year-old new father, Jason Bunce was seriously injured
when he was struck by an unknown vehicle on the 8th of April.
Chickens across the south west have been released from captivity today,
as avian flu restrictions for high risk areas have been lifted.
These birds from Teignmouth, like other free range hens,
have had to be kept indoors for the last three months.
Urgent repairs have been carried out on Plymouth's Hoe Foreshore,
The City Council is spending ?1 million on improvements
after surveys found The Tinside Bathing Houses
and Arcaded Sun Terraces needed stabilising and strengthening.
Somerset begin their County Championship campaign tomorrow.
They'll be hoping to go one better than last summer
Devon is providing five players for this year's team.
I'm Ben Green, I'm 19 and from Exeter.
Jamie Overton, from North Devon, and I'm 22.
OK, guys, I want to find out who the best all-rounder is.
Yeah, you do well, but your chat is horrific!
Is not the nicest bunch of lads, are you?
I think I'll have to go with probably Jamie, just
I fancy my chances because I don't actually
So I'd just, yeah, land it on off, and hit off, hopefully.
Probably Lewis just because he's so short, and doesn't bounce
If it's a standard sized elevator, probably Bessy,
because not much else could fit in apart from his head.
Some bad news for one of you, and the bad news,
According to your team-mates, you are the worst all-rounder
on and off the field out of the five of you.
and he's actually got a century, Lewis.
Let's hope they're not out for a duck, which brings us
on to Dulverton, where a fundraising initiative involving knitted ducks
A knitting and natter group started the trend a few years ago to help
They knit a different version every year and have become known
by the exploits of two particularly well travelled ducks.
They've been travelling the world, some just amazing places, and also
they have been sending postcards which we have here on display
in this window at the moment from Cambodia, from South America,
And so the volunteers who also run the shop
There have been Easter weekends when the weather has been atrocious, not
this weekend. One of our weather watchers has sent us a photograph of
the kind of whether we can expect. Some cloud around, not too windy,
sunshine coming through. Thank you to Keith for that shot. It looks
like we will see mostly dry conditions this weekend. A few
showers late in the day tomorrow but also every now and then a bit of
sunshine to enjoy. There are a couple of weather fronts coming
towards us through the day tomorrow. Slow progress on those with the main
rain bands not until the end of the day, getting onto parts of North
Devon and also northern part of Somerset. For most of us tomorrow,
cloud around but breaks letting the sun shine through. A few showers
shoring up later in the day and a top temperature of 13 or 14 degrees.
On Saturday, it's a similar sort of day but I think there is a better
chance for breaks in the cloud. It will be dry. On the cool side though
with those north-west winds, just 11 or 12 degrees as the top temperature
but hopefully some sunshine. Hopefully some good sunrises and
sunsets. This is picture was taken by Gillian. The Easter weekend,
largely dry and bright, a bit cool during the daytime, have a good
night. Join us for our breakfast bulletins
tomorrow morning here on BBC One. From the late team, good night.
We will keep you updated. Now with the National Outlook, Tomasz
Schafernaker. Good evening. It's not exactly