A Somerset MP has warned that plans to cut the amount of sugar in jams could lead to "the end of the British breakfast as we know it".
An inquest has heard that James Herbert died from a cardiac arrest
The parents of James Herbert, who died after being detained by police in Somerset, have criticised the police.
A tree that has stood in the grounds of the Bishop's Palace in Wells for 128 years is being transformed - after being blown down in the St Jude storms last month.
A local sculptor decided the wood shouldn't go to waste. So he's taking his chainsaw to the trunk - all in the name of art and raising money. Laura Makin-Isherwood reports.
A white poppy wreath has been laid outside the Mendip Museum in Wells this morning in memory of Harry Patch. Mr Patch was the last British soldier from World War One, who died in 2009. Tessa Munt, MP and Michael Eavis were both at the service to mark the international Peace Day.
A woman driver has died following a collision with a car in Wells.
The crash happened on the A39 at Bristol Hill around 5.25pm on Wednesday.
The female driver of a MG was travelling away from the city when it collided with a BMW.
She was taken to the RUH in Bath, but died from her injuries on Thursday morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information to the crash.
The 78th Bishop of Bath & Wells, the Rt Revd Peter Price, is retiring from his position as head of the diocese.
A special farewell service is being held at Wells Cathedral this afternoon.
The bishop, who is now 69, has served in the role for nearly 11 years.
– The Archdeacon of Bath, the Venerable Andy Piggott
Bishop Peter has been a great leader of the staff team and personally a great encouragement to me.
I‘m especially grateful for his energy and his ideas and for his commitment to the cause of Christ.
– The Archdeacon of Taunton, the Venerable John Reed
Bishop Peter has maintained an unerring determination to keep in front of us the message of Jesus Christ in which lies the timeless call to reconciliation, justice and peace between all people and with their Creator, God.
– The Archdeacon of Wells, the Venerable Nicola Sullivan
Bishop Peter has energetically led this diocese by his passionate commitment to make the Christian gospel relevant and adventurous in our times.
His gifts as a brilliant teacher and communicator have been widely appreciated.
We have shared many experiences together, some sad, some joyful, but all memorable he has been a true companion in the gospel #farewellpeter
My memory of Bishop Peter Price is his lovely smile.. thank you for being a part of my world #farewellpeter.. x
More messages of luck and memories here.
– The Rt Revd Peter Price
I have had the privilege of servingthis diocese as its bishop for nearly 11 years.
It has been among the mostspecial periods of my life and I thank you for all that you have been and donein support of that ministry. I have met some wonderful people and shared manyfond memories. However, all good things must come to an end.
A special service to say goodbye to the 78th Bishop of Bath and Wells takes place today. The Rt Revd Peter Price, is to retire from his position as head of the diocese. The service at Wells Cathedral, starts at 2pm, with a party on the Green afterwards
The Bishop, who is now 69, has served in the role for nearly 11 years. During his tenure, he spent many years serving in the House of Lords where he took particular interest in international aid and foreign affairs.
He is now due to take up a new role with Conciliation Resources, an international charity working for reconciliation in areas of war and conflict.
Alistair Stewart is joined by Chris Skidmore, Conservative MP for Kingswood, Ben Bradshaw Labour MP for Exeter, Tessa Munt, Liberal Democrat MP for Wells to discuss issues in our region.
The A371 in Wells is closed both ways due to an accident involving two vehicles. It happened between the B3139 and the A39 Strawberry Way roundabout. Police are at the scene.