The 'most environmentally-friendly plane ever' has flown into the UK for the first time.
The Airbus A350
The Airbus A350 burns less fuel and makes less noise than regular planes because it's much lighter and made of carbon fibre.
It was partly designed at the Airbus plant at Filton and with 800 on order is a major seal of approval for local designers.
So in Filton, if you spent months and years as the folks there have over computer screens, 3D digital designing the wing - the great satisfaction just to see that wing physically come together onto a real aeroplane and to see that aeroplane flying and to see how beautifully it flies.
A bridge in Bath will reopen today after seven months of repairs- a week ahead of schedule.
The steel lattice girder bridge dates back to 1905 and forms part of a key route into the city - supporting the B3118 Midland Bridge Road link from the Lower Bristol Road to the Pinesway gyratory into Bath city centre at Green Park.
Repairs mean it should be safe for years.
One of our administration's top priorities is to improve local transport - making it easier for residents, businesses and visitors to get around our area.
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The supersonic car known as the Bloodhound will be unveiled today.
The Bristol-built vehicle is making its debut in London, before going on public display.
The much-anticipated racer is aiming to break world records by reaching speeds of more than 1,000 miles per hour.
The University of Bath is developing a new £5 million motion capture studio, said to be the first of its kind available for commercial use in the South West.
The centre will be based at the University's Department of Computer Science, and will feature state-of-the-art imaging technology.
As Katie Rowlett reports, it's hoped once it's up and running it will be able to help elite athletes, including amputees.
The go-ahead has been given today for a 90,000 panel solar farm, planned on land owned by Dorset South MP Richard Drax at Mapperton. East Dorset District Council's planning committee deferred making a decision on 23 June because they said they needed to make a site visit. Seven councillors voted for the project and three against. There has been strong opposition from campaigners. The energy company is Wiltshire-based Good Energy. More shortly.
Concorde is to get a permanent home. South Gloucestershire council has granted planning permission for an aerospace museum at the former Filton airfield, near where the iconic jet was made - and made its final touch down in 2003.
World War I hangars are to be refurbished to provide an indoor exhibition for the supersonic aircraft. They will also house the Bristol Aero Collection - the trust has been awarded a £4.7m Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the project.
Finding a permanent home for Concorde at its birthplace in Filton is fantastic news for the people of South Gloucestershire and for the iconic aircraft which will be preserved for future generations to enjoy.
Once up and running, the museum is set to become one of the most popular visitors’ attractions in the West, bringing many economic benefits to the region while celebrating the history of the aerospace industry past, present and future.
3,000 more homes and businesses in Dorset are to get superfast broadband as a result of £3 million of investment.
It will bring fibre broadband to about 50 communities in the county by 2018, including Glanviles Wooton, Swyre and Uploders.
Buses in Bristol are to be fitted with new technology to try to reduce the number of accidents involving cyclists.
The 'Cycle Eye' is a sensor and camera that tells the bus driver that a cyclist is nearby.
Bristol City Council is installing the devices which were tested last year on the Gloucester Road. The system has been designed and developed in the city by a Bristol-based company.
Cars that are able to drive themselves are being tested in the West.
The trial is running in Bristol and South Gloucestershire with the aim to investigate whether driverless cars can reduce congestion and make roads safer.
The research will be carried out at the University of the West of England. This region is one of only 3 trials in the UK to be testing the technology.
We're looking to see what benefits there could be to society of introducing driverless vehicles, and we want to get peoples reactions, expectations, to see how they might use them and how it might affect their lives and how they choose to travel.