Live updates

Advertisement

Ribbon is cut for Bristol Aiport's new departure lounge

The first of two multi-million pound extensions to Bristol Airport has opened.

The 12 month programme has seen the departure lounge in the east terminal significantly enlarged.

The £8.6 million redevelopment has left it with a modern look and a more retail and catering brands have set up shop making it a much improved shopping experience.

The moment the new departure lounge was declared open Credit: ITV News West Country
Bristol Airport has ensured art is at the heart of the new, bigger departure lounge Credit: ITV News West Country
This sculpture is inspired by a local export - Bristol Blue Glass Credit: ITV News West Country
The departure lounge in the east terminal has been extended as part of a multi-million pound programme Credit: ITV News West Country
The Departure lounge will be more of a shopping experience, with a number of new retail brands moving in Credit: ITV News West Country
The lounge also comes complete with free charging points for mobile phones Credit: ITV News West Country
There is even an open-air terrace Credit: ITV News West Country
With a retractable roof - and plastic dogs Credit: ITV News West Country

Funeral for 11-year-old killed riding bike with family

Daniel Climance was killed while riding his bike. Credit: Wiltshire Police

The funeral of an 11-year-old boy, who died in a crash with a roadsweeper in a Wiltshire village, will be held today.

Daniel Climance was killed while out cycling with his father and brother in Purton last month.

He collided with a roadsweeper after pulling out to avoid a parked car.

Advertisement

  1. West Country (W)

Childhood strikes back: Dorset Star Wars set sells for thousands

Credit: ITV News

Adults turned into children in Dorset today as they bought a huge collection of toys, paying hundreds of pounds for some of them.

The vast set of Star Wars figures was built up by a local man, and thanks to the internet, bidding came from around the world.

Bobba Fett alone went for more than £460.

Duncan Sleightholme has been rediscovering his youth with Mr Fett.

Memorial service for Wiltshire couple killed in Tunisia

Eileen Swannack and John Welch were killed while on holiday in Tunisia.

A couple killed in Tunisia is being remembered in a service in Wiltshire today.

Eileen Swannack and her partner John Welch were among 30 British tourists killed at the resort in Sousse.

A memorial service will be held at St Nicholas Church in Biddestone just before noon, ahead of a minute's silence across the country in memory of those who were killed.

Load more updates Back to top