UK recession: South West

Page last updated at 11:43 GMT, Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Alcoa Howmet foundry  in Exeter
Up to 95 jobs are to be cut at Exeter turbine blade manufacturer Alcoa Howmet in the third round of redundancies this year.

A yacht building firm in Cornwall which went into liquidation in 2008 invests 700,000 in its future to buy its factory and design a new boat.

The owners of a fish farm near Axminster are offering 6,000 free rainbow trout after their business is hit by the recession.

What are you buying more of in the downturn?
Answers to vital questions you were too afraid to ask
How has the downturn affected you?

Small retailers in Plymouth can apply for up to 3,000 from the government to improve their security and help reduce crime.

A Plymouth engineering firm tells its 85 workers the company may have to close if orders do not pick up.

Find out how the downturn took shape
Puzzled by the jargon? We explain
What is GDP and how is it calculated?
Should you worry about your debts?
Debt Remedy is an online debt counselling service provided by CCCS


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