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Thousands expected for giant water fight in Bristol

More than 3,000 people have signed up to participate. Credit: A3250 Oliver Berg/DPA/Press Association Images

Thousands of Bristolians plan to celebrate the start of summer with a giant water fight in Millennium Square tonight.

The Bristol Smile Instigation Collective plans to decorate the fountains at the square with recycled flowers, before welcoming the more than 3,000 people who have signed up to brandish their water pistols, balloons and gleeful abandon.

The fountain decorating begins at 7pm, with the water fight itself starting at half past.

More details can be found here.

Shaun statues line up in Bristol

Five Shauns line up on the Harbourside in Bristol ahead of their big trail this summer Credit: ITV News

The first five Shaun the Sheep sculptures are on display around Bristol today ahead of the 'Shaun in the City' trail, which begins in July.

70 of the statues will be on show across the city this summer but for now fans have to make do with a preview.

Scores of the sculptures are on display in London - and the trail has been so successful that it has been extended for a further week.

"Bristol Beauty" already has some fans. It is heading to Westbury-on-Trym for the fundraising trail Credit: ITV News


Possible Banksy appears in Bristol

Could this graffiti in Bedminster be a Banksy? Credit: Gill Bees-Garland

One of our viewers spotted this piece of graffiti tucked away on the wall by Lidl on her way into Bedminster today (12 May).

We are wondering if it is an actual Banksy. It features one of the Bristol artist's trademark mouse stencils.

If the work is authentic, it usually appears on Banksy's website - we're keeping our eyes peeled.

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Unicycle world record attempt

Ed Pratt aims to ride round the world on a unicycle - something that's never been done before. Credit: ITV News

A young man from Somerset will head off on an extraordinary challenge tomorrow.

Ed Pratt aims to ride round the world on a unicycle - something that's never been done before.

He's raising money for the School in a Bag charity which provides equipment for vulnerable children around the world. It could take two years to complete.

Ed says: "It's very do-able. You just get up, you cycle, you sleep and you just repeat that day after day. It's just doing it day after day is definitely going to be tough but I reckon I'll get into it and it'll work."


"What choice do I have? There is nowhere else I can put the car"

The picturesque Cotswold's village of Bibury has been photo-bombed by a bright yellow car.

The 14th century National Trust-owned cottages are some of the most-photographed dwellings in Britain

Photographer Lee McCallum took to Twitter to complain about "Bibury's elephant in the room":

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However the 82-year old owner of the bright yellow Vauxhall Corsa has hit back claiming he has not other option.

What choice do I have? There is nowhere else I can put the car

– Peter, Owner of the bright yellow Corsa

Yellow car spoils the view for snappers

Photographers say the little yellow car is spoiling the picture postcard view Credit: ITV News

Photographers visiting a famously picturesque spot in Gloucestershire have complained that a bright yellow car is spoiling the view.

The row of cottages on Arlington Row in Bibury are some of the oldest inhabited homes in the UK. But many visitors to the beauty spot are finding their pictures are ruined by the car, which is owned by a local resident.

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