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Your Christmas light displays

We asked you to send us photos of your Christmas lights displays - and there are certainly some spectacular houses out there. Here's a selection of our favourites.

Lawrence Weston Credit: Jackie Westfield

Jackie Westfield sent us this photo of her house. She says they've had lots of lovely people stop to look at their lights and seeing the children's faces is the best.

Chippenham Credit: Nigel & Paul

Nigel sent this picture of his house that he shares with Paul in Chippenham. They've got lights in the windows, a Christmas Tree on display and a wreath on the door.

Devizes Credit: Paul Hughes

This photo was sent in by Paul of his parents Mr and Mrs Hughes' house in Lawrence Weston. They're using the display to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support nurses.

Frome Credit: Gary Monger

Gary Monger sent in this photo of his house in Frome. They've got a giant polar bear, snowman and even Santa's reindeer in the window.

Almondsbury Credit: Claire Hooper

Claire Hooper sent us this one. They've even got a Christmas Greeting on their wall.

Thanks to everyone who's sent us pictures. If you want to send yours in you can email us at westcountry@itv.com, tweet us @itvwestcountry, or post it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ITVWestcountry.

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People in Bath take the Polar Plunge

People in Bath have been queueing up to jump into ice cold water.

The city's first Polar Plunge event was held at Bath University to raise money for Special Olympics GB.

A 20 tonne container was filled with freezing cold water ready for fundraisers to take a quick dip. Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies was there to support the event but this time was staying out of pool.

Woolly suspension bridge to go on show

A version of Brunel's famous bridge made out of wool rather than iron is to go on show in Bristol Credit: ITV News

A knitted suspension bridge will appear in Clifton on Saturday to celebrate the landmark's 150th birthday.

The group that created Briswool - a knitted and crocheted impression of the city - have donated their knitted model of Brunel's famous bridge to help mark the event.

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Bristol's David Prowse makes road safety comeback

Bristol actor David Prowse has made a comeback - as the Green Cross Code Man.

The 79 year old actor, who appeared as Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies, has appeared in a video as part of a road safety campaign launched on YouTube.

Unlike the original Green Cross Code Man campaigns, this one is aimed at adults who put themselves at risk by continuing to use modern technology while crossing the road.

VIDEO: Bristol students become internet sensation

Students from the University of the West of England in Bristol passed the time with a sing-along after getting stuck in a lift.

The nine students performed a loud rendition of the Aerosmith song 'I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' while they were waiting to be rescued from a lift that had got stuck.

The video was captured by a fellow student, and has become an internet sensation.

Britain's most married man finds long lasting love

Ron Sheppard has been married to Weng Platino for ten years Credit: ITV News

Britain's most married man - who has tied the knot an incredible eight times - has finally found lasting love after celebrating his tenth wedding anniversary today.

Ron Sheppard, who lives in Martock in Somerset, first walked down the aisle 47 years ago and has since fathered eight children and has 14 grandchildren.

His current marriage - to Filipino bride Weng Platino - is his most successful, and the pair are now celebrating ten years together.

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