He was the must-see sensation of last summer and today we found out just how much our fascination with Aardman Animation's Gromit was worth £3.8 million.
That's the huge total the Grand Appeal has been able to hand over to Bristol Children's Hospital which treats patients from all over the South West.
Richard Payne reports:-
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The creative industries across Bristol and Bath have received £46 million to create 'new experiences and boost productivity.'
A service in Plymouth run by the NSPCC, which helps prevents online child sexual abuse, is expanding.
Bristol Water is urging people to stay safe and not swim in the water at spots like Chew Valley or Cheddar Lake this weekend.