RNLI volunteers are on stand by as the region braces itself for more rain. Winds of up to 70mph are also expected.
Anti-nuclear protesters are hoping to stage a mass trespass today at Hinkley Point near Bridgwater. Six people have been arrested.
Campaigners from all over Britain converged in Bridgwater today for a mass rally in protest against the Hinkley C nuclear power station.
Bus services in Taunton, Bridgwater and Weston-super-Mare face cutbacks from July. Operator First Bus is removing several routes which it says are 'underperforming'. Up to 12 people face redundancy at the Bridgwater bus depot.
The changes from July 28 are: Taunton route 92 cut; increased frequency on route 22. Bridgwater - Town Services 1, 2, and 3 cut; Weston - routes 1 and 14 cut. The news comes just days after parent company First Group saw its share price fall 30 per cent
Work to rebuild a collapsed river wall in Bridgwater should finish in less than three weeks after 18 months of repairs.
The outside face is being restored with original stone and a new drainage system is being installed.
Four other sections of the old harbour wall were also strengthened during the work, which has been hampered by bad weather.
Weather-permitting, the work at West Quay should end on 6 June.
The RSPCA is looking for information about a dead dog that was pulled from the River Huntspill in Bridgwater two days ago.
The dog, a large, female, tan coloured, crossed breed, is not thought to have been in the water very long.
– RSPCA inspector Hayley Lawrence
A post mortem carried out by a vet has established that her skull had been smashed on the left side of her head with deliberate force from a blunt instrument such as a hammer.
Her body is like that of a greyhound but she has a jaw like a bull dog.
An inquest has heard that a woman died after drinking soup made from mushrooms picked from her garden.
57-year-old Christina Hale from Bridgwater died four days after eating the soup, which was laced with death cap mushrooms. Just half a mushroom can prove fatal.
Ms Hale's husband had drunk one bowl but survived after treatment. The coroner recorded a verdict of misadventure.
A 14-year-old boy was rescued from a pond in Bridgwater last night [Saturday].
Emergency services were called after the teenager got stuck in mud and water at Brownes Pond in Elmwood Avenue at about 8pm.
Bridgwater's new multi-million pound swimming pool opened to the public today. It replaces the town's only other pool which controversially closed four years ago.
The location of the pool has come under some criticism for not being central enough. But others say it's a good boost for the town.
Our reporter Bob Cruwys was there for the opening:
Four anti-nuclear protesters who chained themselves together outside Hinkley Point nuclear power station are due before magistrates in Taunton, charged with obstructing a highway.
The action last month was in protest at plans for new reactors at the site near Bridgwater. The main access road was blocked, causing long queues as staff arrived for work.