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As the festive season draws to a close, we're being asked to 'treecycle' when we get rid of our Christmas trees. Somerset Waste Partnership says they can be composted, chipped or shredded instead of sending them to landfill where it will produce greenhouse gases.
Plymouth will hold a belated event to celebrate Christmas this evening. The original lights switch on was postponed because of the weather - and although the lights are already on, highlights include the Military Wives Choir and panto star Christopher Biggins.
It's also the last evening for late night shopping in the city.
It is that time of year when thousands of primary school children dress up in all sorts of outfits to take part in their nativity plays. An exciting time for all those involved, including teachers, parents and of the little stars themselves.
We wanted to experience one school's play, to capture all the tension and drama of a production that always lives long in the memory. We sent Claire Manning to Chaddlewood Primary School near Plymouth. If you're still not in the festive mood yet, then this will definitely put a smile on your face.
Pupils from Bradley Barton Primary in Newton Abbot have been taking part in a nativity play with a difference. Here some of them are speaking about their roles.
A nativity play with a difference is wowing audiences in Newton Abbot. Pupils from Bradley Barton Primary spent a week making 300 puppets - including the all-important donkey - to tell the story of the First Christmas.
Proceeds from the shows are going to the charity 'Hannahs', which helps disabled people.
Here's a video clip of the German market which is being held on Cathedral Green in Exeter for the first time. It's offering unusual gifts and food for Christmas shoppers.
The Green is also home to the Hospiscare Remembrance Tree, which has 2,000 lights, each representing a loved one.
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South West personnel are among the one-in-seven naval staff working on Christmas Day.