After the festive break many of us feel the need to blow away the cobwebs - but some are prepared to go further than others.
Yesterday morning a group of fearless swimmers braved the chilly waters at Clevedon for the annual New Year's Day dip. Jonty Messer reports.
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Around 500 people marched through the centre of Bristol protesting against government plans to bring in new contracts for junior drs.
Two students have broken the record for the youngest pair to row across the Atlantic ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
The Environment Agency has nearly 50 red and 144 amber flood warnings in place across the country.