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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Local authorities are taking a zero-tolerance approach to fly-tipping in the run up to Christmas as clean up costs spiral to £50 million.
Two seals have been released back into the wild after being cared for at a wildlife centre in Taunton since August.
The Moon balloon created especially for the Bristol Balloon Fiesta, is going to return to the city in 2017.