Thousands of people packed Ottery St Mary to watch burning tar barrels being carried through the streets.Read the full story ›
The largest illuminated carnival in Europe took place last night in Somerset. Thousands of people lined the streets to enjoy the spectacle.Read the full story ›
10-year-old Victoria Ryland started up her business in the summer holidays. She now has orders from as far as Dubai.Read the full story ›
One of the most eccentric and spectacular events in our region is taking place this weekend - and it raises a few health and safety eyebrowsRead the full story ›
Dom Walker from Bristol has eaten cat food, jumped out of a plane, spent the day as a Disney princess and 28 other challengesRead the full story ›
A firm in Cornwall has created a Cake-o-Matic machine inspired by Wallace and Gromit. And yes it really does produce tiny cakesRead the full story ›
It was all too much for one tiny dormouse. After weeks of frantic feasting in preparation for winter, he curled up for a little rest and drifted off into the deepest of sleeps.
Ranger James Robbins discovered the cute and cuddly rodent snuggled in a nest box on the National Trust estate at Cotehele near Saltash.
‘Dormice are fattening up for winter now.
They gorge like mad on berries and nuts, especially hazel nuts, which they open in a characteristic fashion, then they sleep, then eat some more until finally they crawl under leaf litter at the base of trees for the winter hibernation.
They’ll become active again in spring.
Two sheep have been rescued from the Kennet & Avon Canal by firefighters.
The ewes got stuck in the water near Hilperton Post Office.
Firefighters from Trowbridge and Stratton wore special flood suits and used soft rescue lines to extract the animals from the canal.
A Bath writer's Tweet that chocolate-coated brussels sprouts would be great for Trick or Treaters on Hallowe'en has had a huge responseRead the full story ›
A man who's spent four decades collecting thousands and thousands of dolphin figurines has let our camera crew into his home...Read the full story ›