A new community flood support boat has been named 'Spirit of the Levels' as part of Somerset Day celebrations.
The public was asked to suggest names for the boat in April. These were then put to a vote.
A similar vessel was a lifeline during last year's floods and, when it's not involved in rescues, it will be used by disabled people.
The first ever Somerset Day takes place today. The 11th May was chosen by the public vote to commemorate the efforts of King Alfred the Great in 878 against the Danes.
Events have been taking place across the weekend and later today to mark the occasion.
A gallery of images from our reporters out and about across the West covering Election 2015Read the full story ›
Our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine comments on a General Election that has seen most of the region claimed by the Conservatives.Read the full story ›