Lord Ashdown In Bristol
Former Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown has urged people to take advantage of the new voting system being used in next week's elections for Bristol mayor, and Police and Crime Commissioners.
Ballot papers will give people a chance to vote for both their first and second choices.
West News In Brief
Former Yeovil MP and Liberal Democrat Leader Paddy Ashdown will be signing copies of his book at the Liberal Democrat Conference in Brighton today.
Yesterday Lord Ashdown described Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg as the best leader the party has had for 100 years.