A West council is being accused of letting Britain's most invasive plant grow out of control. Japanese Knotweed can spread so quickly there is actually a law against planting it or growing it in the wild.
But that is exactly what has happened along parts of the River Avon in Wiltshire. Jonty Messer reports.
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Only handful of beaches have RNLI lifeguard cover during school holidays - the Maritime and Coastguard Agency warns.
Our Devon correspondent Seth Conway has been talking to a family who say without the hospitals, their children may not have survived.
It's going to be a windy one tonight and into the weekend - it could even touch gale force along the south coast.