A huge water slide is going to be put up in Chard High Street next month. Similar to the one that attracted thousands of people in Bristol the 1.2m slide will go down the High Street. It's been organised by the town's Mayor to raise money for her charities.
You can apply to take part at the Guildhall.
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People shopping in Bristol this afternoon may have been shocked to see a Sherman tank making its way down Park Street.
The display came courtesy of a group campaigning against the city's parking zones. The demonstrators were heading to College Green to support the fight for a vote of no confidence in Bristol Mayor George Ferguson's plans to control residents parking.
If you missed the spectacle, here it is:
Despite the best efforts of members of the BARB team, the 4x4 could not be saved. Soft sand forced a JCB and two two trucks to abandon attempts to pull the vehicle free.
A 4x4 was lost to the sea at Brean beach on Tuesday after it became stuck in the soft sand and mud.
Although the alarm was raised by the beach warden a team from Burnham's BARB search and rescue was unable to dig the vehicle out and the soft nature of the sand made it impossible for other vehicles to get close enough to pull it free.
Winnie the pygmy hippo was born at Bristol Zoo Gardens in February and has since enjoyed romping around her enclosure with her father Nato and mother Sirana - who is ferociously protective. Today she was allowed outside for the first time.
Fewer than 2,000 pygmy hippos survive in the wild.
The Jane Austen Centre in Bath will be unveiling a waxwork of the author which they believe is the closest likeness since she was alive nearly 200 years ago.
The waxwork is the result of a three year project, and was modelled using eye-witness accounts, a forensic artist and a BAFTA award-winning costume designer.
An animal shelter in Somerset been inundated with offers to re-home a dog found abandoned after the Glastonbury festival.
'Dolly' was found in a tent left on the site last weekend.
The lurcher's making a steady recovery after being left with little food or water, but rescue workers say she still won't sleep at night.
Francesca Carpenter reports.
An animal shelter in Somerset been inundated with offers to re-home a dog found abandoned after the Glastonbury festival.Read the full story ›
Jim Clark the owner of the Sherman tank says it took him a while to restore it to its former glory after it had been used as target practice by the military: