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High streets across the West Country packed with shoppers for sales

Shoppers at Drake Circus Credit: ITV News

High Streets across the West Country have again been packed with shoppers today, all looking for a bargain. Many retailers have already reported figures for the Boxing Day sales yesterday were up on last year. Somer shoppers in Plymouth weren't after a bargain - just a day out.

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Date announced for Exeter's John Lewis opening

The opening date for the new John Lewis shop in Exeter has been announced. The department store will open its doors for the first time at 9am on Friday 12th October.

The 17 million pound project is still taking shape. The store will eventually employ 300 people.

Exeter's new John Lewis store taking shape Credit: ITV Westcountry