Parents who've separated are now able to spend time with their children together - under a scheme started in Bristol by the government.
Shaun the Sheep has topped a poll of favourite children's characters over the last 70 years, beating Postman Pat and The Wombles.
Gromit Unleashed raised £4.5 million for Bristol Children's Hospital
The great holiday getaway is already underway.
Bristol Airport says the total passenger number that will be travelling through Bristol Airport this weekend (Friday to Monday inclusive) will be 90,000.
Up to two million Brits are expected to fly abroad this weekend despite temperatures in the UK remaining high.
Spain is the number one destination in Europe according to travel organisation Abta. Bristol Airport estimates 45,000 will take off from there this weekend.
However the current hot weather has boosted the numbers of people taking last-minute trips in the UK. Businesses in Somerset are hoping the weather helps to attract more people to the region, which is still struggling following the winter flood with some companies seeing a 25% reduction in bookings.
We're being warned to expect one of the busiest weekends of the year on the region's roads, as the school summer holidays begin.
Industry leaders say they've seen a drop in bookings for this season over the last couple of months compared to previous years. Some businesses say trade is down a quarter. But they're hoping sunny summer weather will help boost takings.
The Arnos Vale cemetery in Bristol is being prepared for a garden party to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the first burial at the site on Sunday.
The cemetery are also launching a project that tells the story of the fight to save the cemetery from development in 1998. The Oral History Project will also feature locals' memories of the site.
There are plans to rebuild Temple Fire Station in Bristol. It's part of the Fire Service's 'Investing in the Future' programme, which was launched in January. The station shares its site with the Service's Headquarters.
If the plans go through it will free up part of the Temple Back plot for redevelopment.
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After last night's opening ceremony, competition gets underway at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow today, with a number of West Country athletes hoping to win medals. Among them are Rhythmic gymnasts Lynne Hutchinson and Stephanie Sherlock, who take part in the team competition this morning.
It's been a record breaking year for bird keepers at Bristol Zoo. Huge numbers of chicks including some endangered species have hatched over the last few months. Among the new arrivals are 10 baby flamingoes - some of which had to be hand reared.
Campaigners fighting plans for new residents-only parking zones around Bristol drove a tank down one of the city's main streets tonight.
The protest was to highlight a petition expressing "no confidence" in Mayor George Ferguson's handling of the scheme.
Mayor Ferguson rejected the groups concerns, which he described as of "no consequence". The petition was debated in tonight's meeting of Full Council but no vote was made and the system is set to continue.