Eddie the Eagle was at the Weymouth Sea Life Park to open a bird of prey show and dive in a tank full of tropical sharks.
A lorry driver has wedged his vehicle between a house and a churchyard wall in a Somerset village, closing the road and damaging the house.
A farmer from Wiltshire has described his surprise at receiving a postcard more than a century late.
It needed more than 600 eggs for the mix. It had to be baked in an industrial oven. And a forklift was brought in to assemble the all-important parts. But when it came to the crunch, did it all come together?
Watch this video of the military-style operation involved in putting together a Victoria sponge that, it's hoped, will break records.
A baker from Dorset has made what is thought to be the largest Victoria sponge in the world. The five feet wide cake will go on display at the Royal Bath and West Show later this month as part of their 150th anniversary celebrations. We've been following its progress throughout the day.
A baker from Dorset is in the process of making what is thought to be the biggest Victoria sponge in the world.
The 5 foot wide cake will go on display at the Royal Bath and West Show once completed.
Watch Laura Makin-Isherwood's report from the bakery in Somerset:
A bakery in Minehead is hoping to bake the world's biggest sponge cake today.
The five feet wide giant is part of plans by the Royal Bath and West Show to celebrate its 150th anniversary later this month.
It's quite an operation - it needs more than 500 eggs and will have to be assembled in sections.
The rugby season may be over but Bath head coach's voice is playing a vital role at the Rec.
Gary Gold's team talks are being broadcast full volume to scare away pigeons tucking into the grass seed.
The club says it is working a treat and it means there will be a new pitch ready for next season.
A number of towns in the South West are without a Town Crier, and it's feared that in future there could be a shortage of younger people willing to take on the traditional role.
For centuries they provided a vital service, spreading news and important messages to their local communities - now, though, their role is largely ceremonial. So how are they replaced when they decide to hang up their Tricorn hat? Bob Cruwys reports.
A brood of cygnets have been born at the Bishop's Palace in Wells.
Swans have been kept at the palace since the nineteenth century and are taught to ring a gatehouse bell for their food.
Thousands are expected to attend the 154th North Somerset Agricultural Show today.
Held at Bathing Pond Fields in Wraxall, visitors can enjoy horse jumping and cattle competitions, as well as taste all the local produce the food hall has to offer.
Gates open at eight-thirty.
Big names in the world of jazz are gathering in Cheltenham for its annual Jazz festival.
Artists include Jamie Cullum, Georgie Fame, Van Morrison and Dionne Warwick at several venues around the city.