It is hoped as many as 80 Pakistan school massacre survivors will receive help in the first phase of a Bath churches aid project.
Bristol's year as European Green Capital is officially launched with a high-wire stunt 30m (100ft) above the city.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup game between Bristol City and West Ham United.
Police are searching for a convicted murderer who is missing from Leyhill Open Prison in South Gloucestershire.
The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste goes into service for the weekend.
Bristol coach Sean Holley says Gavin Henson will have a point to prove when he joins from Bath at the end of the season.
Captains Al Kellock and Stuart Hooper return for Bath and Glasgow respectively for their European Champions Cup tie.
Judd Trump says an Olympic gold medal win would be a better achievement than triumphing at the World Championship.
A 30-year-old man from Bath denies raping a young boy and sexually abusing two other children at a Scottish nursery.
A group of artists writes an open letter asking for public support after finding out they could lose their premises.
Championship leaders Bristol sign Wales international Gavin Henson from local rivals Bath for next season's campaign.
Bristol City defender Aden Flint is looking forward to facing West Ham's Andy Carroll in Sunday's FA Cup tie.
Backs coach Andy Farrell says he "wouldn't put it past" Sam Burgess to force his way into England's World Cup squad.
A man appears in court almost two decades after walking out of an open prison in South Gloucestershire.
Luke Jerram's pianos enjoy global success
A judge tells a man she would not trust him "with a goldfish" after he is found guilty of beating two dogs.
Cyclists in Bristol complain about the lack of gritting on key cycle paths in the region during recent icy weather.
A new site is found for a permanent lifeboat station in Weston-super-Mare.
A former police officer is given a suspended jail sentence after admitting selling dangerous horses to unsuitable clients in Gloucestershire.
Warning signs could be put up in a village to deter people from having open-air sex in a "notorious" hotspot.