There are concerns for hundreds of local jobs after the electronics store Comet confirmed it will go into administration.
The company has 15 outlets in the region, but has been struggling in recent times against competition from internet only retailers.
Comet will go into administration next week. It's believed the stores will stay open whilst attempts are made to find a buyer.
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Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of heavy rain for the region which is valid from 3pm Sunday until 3pm Monday