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Comet closure: full report

Another well known store disappeared from the region's High Street and retail parks today - as Comet closed its last branches in the west. Stores in Swindon and Taunton shut their doors with those elsewhere around the region already gone.

Robert Murphy reports.

Job cuts at Comet

Closing down sales are underway at 41 Comet stores across the UK Credit: PA

The electronics chain Comet has started closing down sales at its stores in Gloucester and Yeovil.

The firm has gone into administration - one of the biggest high street casualties since Woolworths in 2008.

Administrators Deloitte say that up to 41 stores may have to close nationally before the end of this month.

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