100,000 people lined the streets last night for the Bridgwater Carnival.
Engineers working on the collapsed wall are surprised it hasn't happened before.
Anti-nuclear campaigners converged on Somerset today for a mass rally in protest against the new Hinkley nuclear power station
The Mayor of Bridgwater smoked up to 40 cigarettes a day for 40 years. David Loveridge has now given up - but says his life used to be ruled by the habit. He's been speaking on National No Smoking Day.
A man has received head and face injuries after he was allegedly assaulted in Bridgwater. The man was reported to have just left the Blake Arms when he was challenged by a man about comments he had overheard.
He is then believed to have been assaulted by a group of men who punched and kicked him. Police are asking for anyone with information to speak to them.
The M5 is currently closed southbound because of a serious accident involving two vehicles.
The carriageway has been shut between J23 (Bridgwater North) and J24 (Bridgwater South).
Cameras show traffic is currently being held.
Significant delays are expected on Somerset roads this weekend as a 145 ton boiler is moved to a paper mill in Watchet.
The boiler is 16ft wide, 16ft high and 100ft long and will be moved on Sunday (January 12). The journey will begin at 9am when it will leave Sedgemoor Services on the M5 and travel to junction 24.
From there it will head into Bridgwater on the A38, turn left onto the A39 Broadway and continue along the A39 through Williton to Washford Cross where it will turn right onto the B3190 and into the paper mill at Watchet.
Three people needed medical help after a house in Bridgwater was struck by lightning.
Fire crews were called to the two storey home in Frederick Road just before 9am. They found severe damage to the second floor ceiling . An aerial platform was brought in and major damage was found in the roof space.
An ambulance was called to the scene after a 70-year-old man needed first aid, a 54-year-old man was treated for shock and a 92-year-old woman had chest pains.
A structural engineer and Western Power distribution were also called in.
More and more children across the country are being taken out of the classroom to be taught in the countryside. They're known as Forest Schools and they're becoming increasingly popular, with about 1,000 sessions taking place every month.
It's all part of a plan to make teaching more hands on and interesting. The idea started in Denmark and Sweden but Bridgwater College is the pioneer of the idea in the UK. Children are taught from the ages of 3 to 19.
David Woodland joined a group of nursery school children at a Forest School in Bridgewater
Organisers of the Bridgwater Carnival say this year's event raised £21,000 for charity.
It wasn't the biggest carnival the town has ever seen, but even so, 100,000 people lined the streets to see it.
Mark Thomas reports.
Bridgwater Carnival raised £21,000 for charity this year. This was slightly down on 2012, when £24,565 was raised. Approximately 100,000 people watched this year's event.
Bridgwater carnival organiser Dave Stoke says carnival groups are already looking to 2014.