Work starts today on a £3.8 million project to repair an historic house near Bath.
The National Trust had to take action after water started leaking through the roof of Dyrham Park, putting the 17th century building and collection at risk.
The lead roofing and slates will be replaced throughout 2015 and visitors will be able to watch the work in progress.
The National Trust is carrying out its annual Valentine's flower count across the South West. Gardeners and volunteers are taking stock of what's already in bloom in their gardens. The information helps the Trust find out how plantlife is adapting to changes in weather patterns.
England has suffered its wettest year since records began in 1910. While slugs relished the wet summer, birds struggled and badgers found it difficult to find food in the dry spring.
Matthew Oates from the National Trust talks about how the bad weather has had a huge affect on the region's wildlife.
The M32 has reopened in both directions following an incident on the St Paul's overbridge.