The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has been in Bristol today - a week after his claim that the party was aiming to win more seats in the south.
He was supporting Labour's candidate for elected mayor - a contest being held on the same day as region-wide elections for Police and Crime Commissioners.
But there's concern that the poll next month could see a low turnout as our political correspondent Bob Constantine explains:
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As a new visitor centre opens, we've had our aerial camera out on the beautiful Clevedon Pier - take a look at these stunning pictures.
Burnham-on-Sea has failed to meet new EU standards for bathing. In recent testing the water quality fell foul of the tighter laws.
Friday will start cloudy with showers and some bright spells. Temperatures could reach 19 or 20 C but with outbreaks of heavy rain later