A hedgehog with no prickles has won the hearts of staff at a sanctuary in Somerset. "Pumpkin" was poorly when he was brought in and then lost his spines. Our correspondent David Woodland tried to make friends with him - but failed rather miserably!
It's a top secret organisation but GCHQ in Gloucestershire opened its doors for a special event to mark the start of the poppy appeal.
More than a thousand staff took to the courtyard in Cheltenham to create a giant human poppy.
Sam Webb has sent us this amazing photo of a stag in the very autumnal Forest of Dean.
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance has unveiled its new helicopter.
The Bell 429 flew into Trafalgar Park near Salisbury this afternoon. It will be used for the first time in December when the current partnership with Wiltshire Police comes to an end.
The charity receives no government funding - relying on donations to pay for the £2.5 million a year running costs.
The helicopter has a top speed of 150 knots, making it possible to get anywhere in the county within minutes.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a pensioner in a hit and run in Somerset.
84-year-old David Hick was killed while out walking his dogs in Bruton ten days ago.
A 38-year-old man from London is in custody on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Police have also found the car believed to have been involved in the incident.
Another man and a women were arrested earlier this month but released without charge.
Our reporter David Woodland was attacked by a balding hedgehog today - you can see that moment here - but it's not the first time he's got on the wrong side of an animal.
This clip from a report in September shows the moment a raccoon dog took a chunk out of his shirt:
£23,000 worth of traffic fines have been issued on the M4 in Wiltshire this week.
It follows an operation by Wiltshire Police which aimed to tackle heavy goods and commercial vehicle offences on the motorway.
There's one lane closed on the M5 northbound in Somerset due to a fuel spillage. That's between J20 (Clevedon) and J19 (Portishead)
This afternoon will see a band of showers across the region, easing off into a cool and cloudy evening.
Saturday will be sunny but cool, with more cloud towards the afternoon.
Watch our full forecast below:
Pumpkin the hedgehog lost all his spines after getting ill. Now he's safely ensconced at the Prickles Hedgehog Rescue Centre and is recovering well. Watch him in action:
Catch up with this month's political show - The West Country At Westminster - presented by Alastair Stewart.
He's joined by Adrian Sanders, Liberal Democrat MP for Torbay, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP for North East Somerset, Labour's PPC for Kingswood Jo McCarron, and UKIP's PPC for N Devon and party chairman Steve Crowther.
Among the issues being discussed are : the rise of UKIP and calls by some Tories for a possible pact, Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne's recent surprise announcement that he's to step down at the next General Election.
Where does that leave the local Lib Dems? And following Ed Miliband's recent faux pas at his party conference, when he forgot to mention the deficit, are there any political gaffes our guests have made that they'd rather forget?