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 morning's weather for the east of the region
Thursday morning's weather for the west of the region
A group of children from the South living with illness or disability have just returned from a special holiday in Orlando, Florida.