The Queen's Jubilee, Olympics, Paralympics - it's been a busy year for us all. Here's a flavour of the stories that hit the headlines in the west of the Meridian region during the last 12 months.
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Thursday afternoon's weather for the west of the region
Thursday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Hundreds of university lecturers are striking in a row about their pensions. Demonstrations are taking place at campuses across the region.