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  1. Updates for Bristol, Bath and Weston-super-Mare on Friday, 3 June 2016.

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

#BBC Music Day: Firewoodisland perform in the BBC Bristol garden


This is Firewoodisland who came into the BBC this lunchtime to record a special session for BBC Introducing.

It's all part of BBC Music Day -  a celebration of diverse music culture across the country.

Listen out for their session when it airs later this year.


We hope you've enjoyed and been inspired by today's coverage of #BBCMusicDay.

BBC Local Live is back on Monday morning from 7am when we'll be expanding our service to cover the whole of the West, look out for us then!

#BBCMusicDay: 'It was freezing up there'

#BBCMusicDay: 'It was freezing up there'

Earlier on BBC Music kicked off with a performance from the Severn Bridge by singer-songwriter Amy Wadge.

She performed her song from the top of one of the bridge's towers high above the M48. 

Amy said at one point she'd considered wearing a t-shirt but was glad she hadn't...

St Mary Redcliffe Church picks architect for £15m revamp

St Mary Redcliffe Church revamp
Richard Carman

Take a look at these designs for a revamped St Mary Redcliffe Church in Bristol.

They were produced by the winning architects Purcell UK, who beat 55 other firms to have their ideas chosen. 

St Mary Redcliffe Church
Richard Carman

The Reverend Dan Tyndall, vicar of St Mary Redcliffe, said: "Purcell demonstrated the deepest understanding of the site and context and the opportunity at St Mary Redcliffe." 

The revamp is part of a wider regeneration plan for Redcliffe and the designs could change and develop as the project progresses. 

St Mary Redcliffe church
Richard Carman

#BBC Music Day: Will Young plays live at Bristol tea factory

BBC Singers perform Everything Stops For Tea

BBC Singers perform Everything Stops For Tea
The BBC Singers mark the 75th anniversary of Workers' Playtime by performing the comedic song Everything Stops For Tea at the Pukka Herbs tea factory in Bristol.

If you're travelling into Bristol on Saturday you need to read this


Avon and Somerset Police are telling us a number of groups plan to march in the city centre area.

Places that are expected to be busier than normal are around College Green, Broad Quay, Park Street and Hotwells.

A police spokesman said while the force had a long history of facilitating peaceful protest it operated a zero-tolerance approach to public disorder and would robustly tackle any pockets of anti-social or violent behaviour.

In your local newspapers

Tyntesfield House from the air

Yesterday we showed you some stills of Tyntesfield House taken from a drone.

We've now got a copy of the video which was shot at the same time

The fabulous weather really helps show the house and grounds in all its glory.

Unfortunately the public use of drones on National Trust property is banned, as they have to be careful the flying devices don't cause any damage.  

Man charged after series of ATM attacks

A Bristol man is due to appear before magistrates charged in connection with a number of attacks on cash machines.

Nicholas Stephen Mann, 24, of Hop Store, Kingsdown, Bristol, is charged with conspiracy to steal between 29 September and 8 May.

He also faces charges of assault by beating and assault with intent to resist arrest.

Singers serenade Severn Bridge

Bath's Christmas Market extension plans rejected

Getty Images

Bath Tourism Plus wanted the extension as they say people visiting in December are often disappointed that the market has finished. 

But councillors said they felt the market's 18-day residence was long enough as it created a strain on the city centre and put the livelihoods of local traders at risk.

Weston driver takes 36 attempts to pass driving test

L plate

How many attempts did you take to pass your driving test? It took one learner driver from Weston-super-Mare 36 goes before they could tear up their L plates, making them the third worst in the country.

That's according to figures released from Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

Topping the list of the most failed attempts was a 38-year-old Liverpool man who took 39 attempts. 

Tell us your experiences of the dreaded driving test at

Maisie Williams's top tips if you're being bullied

More than half of our children have been bullied online, and most of them don't tell anyone about it. 

As someone who suffered cyber bullying, Game of Thrones and Doctor Who star Maisie Williams has this special message for anyone being bullied. 

We really hope her message gets out to as many people as possible who might be experiencing the same thing.

#BBCMusicDay: We're live on radio and BBC Breakfast


We're live now on @BBCOne & @bbcrb#takeittothebridge with @Wadge for #BBCMusicDay

This is the view from the top of the old Severn Bridge that singer-songwriter Amy Wadge was looking out at as she launched the day earlier.

View from the bridge

If you're in Bristol and fancy singing on Pero's Bridge...

Make the most of today it's turning unsettled towards the weekend

Weather map

Today will staying largely dry and cloudy through the rest of the day with the best of any brightness towards the west.

After a cloudy start on Saturday, showers will start to develop by lunchtime. These may turn heavy or thundery at times, but there will be some sunny spells in between too. 

Feeling humid compared to recent days.

Warming up on a chilly morning at Aust Services

‪#‎BBCMusicDay‬ starts on a high note on Severn Bridge

Here's how we kicked off ‪#‎BBCMusicDay‬ for the whole country right here in the West.England meets Wales with Grammy award-winning singer Amy Wadge singing from the top of the Severn Bridge.  

Good morning!

Music day

Welcome to BBC Local Live for Bristol, Bath and Weston-super-Mare.

It's BBC Music Day today so keep checking back to find out the latest news.

Here's one of the choirs warming up ahead of accompanying Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Amy Wadge on top of the Severn Bridge.