People in Bath have been queueing up to jump into ice cold water.
The city's first Polar Plunge event was held at Bath University to raise money for Special Olympics GB.
A 20 tonne container was filled with freezing cold water ready for fundraisers to take a quick dip. Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies was there to support the event but this time was staying out of pool.
A knitted suspension bridge will appear in Clifton on Saturday to celebrate the landmark's 150th birthday.
The group that created Briswool - a knitted and crocheted impression of the city - have donated their knitted model of Brunel's famous bridge to help mark the event.
Bristol actor David Prowse has made a comeback - as the Green Cross Code Man.
The 79 year old actor, who appeared as Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies, has appeared in a video as part of a road safety campaign launched on YouTube.
Unlike the original Green Cross Code Man campaigns, this one is aimed at adults who put themselves at risk by continuing to use modern technology while crossing the road.
Students from the University of the West of England in Bristol passed the time with a sing-along after getting stuck in a lift.
The nine students performed a loud rendition of the Aerosmith song 'I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' while they were waiting to be rescued from a lift that had got stuck.
The video was captured by a fellow student, and has become an internet sensation.
Britain's most married man - who has tied the knot an incredible eight times - has finally found lasting love after celebrating his tenth wedding anniversary today.
Ron Sheppard, who lives in Martock in Somerset, first walked down the aisle 47 years ago and has since fathered eight children and has 14 grandchildren.
His current marriage - to Filipino bride Weng Platino - is his most successful, and the pair are now celebrating ten years together.
Organisers of Bristol's International Kite Festival have announced that is moving from its home at Ashton Court next year.
It is now due to take place at Durdham Downs - where it has been based before - from 22 to 23 August 2015.
Organisers say they decided to take a break this year. They have also made the decision to put the event on every other year in future.
Following a highly successful festival in 2013 the organising team has, after much consideration, decided to give this year a miss and instead to focus our efforts on planning for 2015 which will also mark Bristol’s year as European Green Capital City.
As many of you will know the festival is still run by a core team of hard working friends and volunteers and has become a major event to organise on top of family and full-time work commitments.
We will also not be running a Festival at Weston Beach this year for the same reason.
By running the Bristol event every two years in future, like some other major festivals, it gives us more time to plan ahead and manage these other commitments.
Longleat's less traditional Christmas light display will be switched on this evening.
The festival of light is Europe's biggest ever display of giant Chinese lanterns - with around seven thousand individual lights.
A team of a hundred craftsmen from the region of China famous for lantern festivals have created the structures.
15 kilometres of silk and 30 tonnes of steel have been used to create the designs.
Two PCSOs have come to the rescue of two young swans in Bath. They were called to St Mark's Road in Widcombe by concerned passers-by. One cygnet was dozing in the road while the other had got itself trapped in the cemetery by the former church.
We’ve had to deal with swans a couple of times before so we knew how to handle them. We put blankets over their heads and bodies to pacify them, then we lifted them and carried them to the canal nearby.
They were young birds but pretty big and strong. Luckily they stayed quite calm, although one tried to give me a good pecking and the other left Mike needing a change of trousers.
They seemed happy enough to be back on water and soon paddled off. Hopefully they’ll stay off the roads in future.
A Frome production company has made a fun film imagining what would happen if a statue of Jane Austen was brought to life.
The firm, Doubleshot, has followed the exploits of the author enjoying the sights of Bath before returning to her position outside the Jane Austen Centre in Gay Street.
The film not only celebrates the famous author but also the city's architecture and it's getting a lot of interest worldwide. It has attracted more than 100,000 views through social media.
You can watch it for yourself here: