Alex Beresford talked to boyband JLS before they switched on the Christmas lights and performed in a charity concert at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway:
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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