It is thought more than 1 in 20 adults here in the West will be alone on Christmas Day but there is help available.Read the full story ›
Our weather guru Bob Crampton has been getting into the festive Text Santa spirit by donning a different winter woolly every night this week - have you ever seen such a splendid array?
TV presenter Noel Edmonds has surprised a mum in Bristol with a huge pile of Christmas presents as part of a festive giveaway.Read the full story ›
Once you get your beloved tree home, you've of course got to decorate it - here's Kylie's effort.
What do you think?
And, once you've bought the perfect tree, Kylie made sure to ask for the top five tips on ensuring it looks as good as when you chose it.
Our very own Kylie Pentelow has been out and about at a Christmas Tree farm, getting tips and hints on what you should be looking out for.Read the full story ›
We're getting into the Text Santa spirit - are you? Tweet your Christmas jumper pictures to @itvwestcountry or send to firstname.lastname@example.orgRead the full story ›
A church in Bath has hosted a carol concert with a difference.
St Michael's Church held a 'doggy carol service' to raise money for Greyhound Rescue West of England - the charity rescues and rehomes greyhounds, lurchers and whippets which would otherwise be put down.
We suspect it wasn't a particularly Silent Night...
Crowds of people have already been descending on Bath for the first weekend of their famous Christmas Market.Read the full story ›
Part of Bristol is getting shoppers in the Christmas spirit with its very own elf trail.
If you head to Bedminster, you might find yourself bumping into some elves. The community is taking it all very seriously - local schools have provided some of the little helpers and there's even an 'Elf and Safety' office.
The idea is children look for some of a hundred elves and claim rewards at candy check-in points if they spot them.
Obviously I think the kids will really jump on board and I hope their parents too. Anyone strolling through the area can just have it as an extra fun thing to do, you know - spot some elves.