Two students have broken the record for the youngest pair to row across the Atlantic ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.Read the full story ›
The Environment Agency has nearly 50 red and 144 amber flood warnings in place across the country.Read the full story ›
Police are advising motorists to be aware of surface water and flooding on roads following after yesterday's heavy rainfall.
Roads across the region have been affected, especially in some more rural parts, and police have reminded drivers of the dangers of driving through water.
Flooded roads can be extremely dangerous. Even those with shallow flooding or surface water can cause a vehicle to lose control.
“Under no circumstances would we advise people to drive through flooded roads and instead we’d suggest they find alternative routes.”
A man has sustained a serious stab wound in Cheltenham.
It happened at around 4am in the early hours of Saturday 6 February on St Paul’s Road.
Police say there was a physical altercation between around 10 people, resulting in one man, in his 20s, receiving a stab wound to his buttock.
He was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital where he remains in a serious condition. It is not thought to be life threatening at this time.
The road remains closed whilst enquiries are ongoing. Nobody has been arrested.
Police are eager to hear from anyone who has information on the incident and urge them to call 101 quoting incident 52 of Saturday 6 February.
The Atlantic Jet Stream brings a yellow warning to the South West. There's the prospect of heavy rain and strong winds on the way.Read the full story ›
The Cherry and Whites take on Aviva Premiership rivals Bath Rugby for the local derby. Kick off is at 7.45pm.Read the full story ›
The day can summed up as a mild mess. Dreary with outbreaks of drizzle. The wind beginning to gather pace in the south of the region.Read the full story ›
Officers searching for missing man Philip Lee, have found a body in Gloucestershire.
The body of a man was discovered at around 7.30pm this evening (4 February) in Horsley near Nailsworth. The 65-year-old was last seen by his wife earlier today.
The death is being treated as unexplained, but enquiries are ongoing.
Formal identification has not yet taken place but officer's confirm Philip’s next of kin have been informed.
On this episode of West Country at Westminster: Europe, Hinkley and Dawlish. What's next on all three?Read the full story ›
A nasty day of dull and dampness. It will be cloudy with light rain or drizzle. With the approach of a cold front, the winds will increase.Read the full story ›