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Waiting times for patients in South West Hospitals have dropped considerably according to figures from the Department of Health. There are almost 50,000 fewer patients waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment than there were in 2010. Six trusts had no patients waiting longer than a year.
Text Santa is organising the Biggest Bag Pack Ever for 6 UK based charities. They will help and support someone near you this Christmas.
The second carnival takes place tonight in the West's Guy Fawkes Carnival Circuit. Many roads in the town will be closed from 6pm.
Bristol based charity Sustrans is warning cyclists to stay safe as clocks go back