Rescue teams from Exmoor, Cornwall and Dartmoor prepare to head north to help in the rescue operation in the north of England after "unprecedented" levels of flooding.
Hundreds have been forced from their homes with York one of the worst hit areas with two dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there is a danger to life.
Rising waters continue to overwhelm flood defences in Lancashire and Greater Manchester where a month's worth of rainfall fell in a day leaving thousands of homes were left without power.
-CALLOUT- On the way to assist with the flood conditions in Yorkshire.
Six landrovers have been donated to the Dartmoor and Exmoor rescue groups by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.Read the full story ›
A woman known as the Exmoor Pony whisperer is calling for more action to protect what is an endangered breed.
Dawn Westcott says anyone can learn the techniques she has developed to build a bond with these wild animals.
She told our reporter Bob Cruwys something of her methods.
Dawn runs The Moorland Exmoor Foal Project with her husband Nick and believes the techniques she's developed can help protect this endangered Exmoor icon.
What do you think - would a stag roar back to this? And can you do better?Read the full story ›
One of the UK's rarest butterflies is making a comeback thanks to a new site in Exmoor National Park.
The Heath Fritillary has multiplied in numbers, thanks to work by the Park Authority to create suitable coppice clearings in nearby areas
Two of the West's most iconic bridges have been honoured in a new set of stamps by the Royal Mail.
They celebrate the huge leaps in engineering made over the last few centuries:
Ponies are synonymous with our national parks and while numbers of some are increasing, others face dying out.
One endangered breed is the Exmoor mare which is in particular danger. But in a new conservation project 14 ponies have been shipped to the Czech Republic for a breeding programme which aims to increase their numbers.
They will be living in a 40 hectare pasture on a site of a former military base where there progress will be carefully monitored.
If the breeding proves successful more will be sent to other locations across Europe.
He's climbed Everest, reached both the north and south poles, and raised millions for charity. Sir Ranulph Fiennes shows no signs of slowing down.
His next challenge is the formidable Marathon des Sables - a six-day, 156-mile run across the Sahara desert in 50 degree heat.
Earlier he told Ian Axton what it was all about.
For more information about Sir Ranulph's race or to find out more about Marie Curie click here.
Veteran explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will take on "the toughest footrace on Earth" in April - the Marathon des Sables in Morocco - in a bid to raise millions for charity and become the oldest Briton ever to complete the race.
Sir Ranulph, who turns 71 in March, must run 156 miles across the Sahara in 50C heat to complete the six-day ultramarathon.
He hopes to raise £2.5 million for Marie Curie, which provides care and support to terminally ill people and their families across the UK.
Relative to some of the other things, this will take less time to train for - it will only take six or seven months of running five days a week.
Villagers in Somerset are being given a say on the future of Porlock Marsh. A project is investigating how to manage the area - a designated site of scientific interest - and how it can be improved as a visitor attraction.
A drop-in session is being held at Porlock village hall today from 3pm to 7pm.