An announcement's expected later this week that an area of Dorset could be included in the next wave of badger culls.
Trials in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire will also be continued, despite the fact that they failed to achieve their targets last year.
And as our political correspondent Bob Constantine reports, it comes as there's growing opposition in Parliament, including from Conservative MPs.
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Helen has the forecast for Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset.
Helen has the forecast for Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.
Students in the region celebrated their A-Level grades, although critics say the change to the education system creates too much pressure.