A sand sculpture of the Queen has been beheaded at the Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture Festival.
Also attacked were two sculptures of athletes in the Olympic display.
Despite vandals also attacking other sculptures the festival is still open.
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The whales have resurfaced near Sea Mills, Bristol and taken up permanent residence at Bennett’s Patch and White’s Paddock Nature Reserve.
Flowers in the South West have sprung up much earlier than usual due to the mild winter.
A fair amount of cloud - but the sun breaks through. A handful of showers towards the Somerset coast too.