- West Country (E)
The father of a rower stranded 700 miles from the Japanese coast says his family is waiting anxiously for news. Charlie Martell from Cirencester was attempting to row 4,500 miles across the Pacific to San Francisco when his boat capsized in a tropical storm.
Coastguards in Japan are now co-ordinating his rescue. Charlie's father Charles Martell spoke to our Gloucestershire correspondent Ken Goodwin about what has happened.
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