Ken Goodwin Reports after the hottest day of the year so far in many parts of our region, and even warmer here than in some of Europe's hotspots.
After one of the wettest April's on record, among those celebrating the sun's arrival is the region's tourism industry.
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Letters written by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to pupils in Wiltshire have saved a school in the county from closing.
A singer from bath has joined the campaign to help raise money for baby Harmonie-Rose Allen, an 11 month old facing a quadruple amputation.
Disgraced West Country cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke was back in the saddle yesterday, taking on the Exmoor Beast Cycle Ride.