Doc has inked 40 acres of skin in his time. He says there's been a dramatic change in the industry since first tattooing a sailor in 1950.Read the full story ›
It is not just us enjoying the summer weather in the West Country this weekend, the region's Zoo animals are soaking up the sun too.Read the full story ›
Part of Colston Hall in Bristol has been made into a giant ball pit. The area known as 'The Lantern' has been filled with two hundred thousand balls, which will be open to the public for the next three days.
Organisers claim that "every single person who enters it will be transported back to their childhood."
Katie Rowlett caught up with some of the big kids trying it out:
Keepers at Bristol Zoo Gardens asked members of the public to vote for three names, all inspired by the name Daisy.Read the full story ›
Despite the rain, over a thousand people turned out to watch the annual Cheese Rolling races at Brockworth in Gloucester this lunchtime.Read the full story ›
A hobbit house, mermaid's home and whiskey retreat are just some of the West Country sheds that have made the Shed of the Year shortlist.Read the full story ›
Michael Morpurgo's tale is brought to life in Running Wild at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth, featuring Oona the elephant.Read the full story ›
Verdun Hayes, the 101-year-old great-grandfather from Somerset who broke skydiving records yesterday has revealed plans to wing walk next.Read the full story ›
The largest street and graffiti festival in Europe will go ahead in Bristol this year after all. It comes after Upfest launched a successful crowdfunding bid to raise £20,000 pounds to put it on.
More than 30,000 people are expected attend the event in Bedminster and Southville from 29 - 31 July. It showcases the work of some 300 artists from around the world.
Verdun Hayes has successfully completed a skydive aged 101. The great-grandfather jumped alongside his son, grandson and great-grandson.Read the full story ›