It's been a gloomy summer and it looks like being a grim Christmas, in Exeter at least. The city may be without its Christmas lights for the first time in decades.
The shopping centres will be lit up but the High street shops say they can't afford the tens of thousands of pounds it costs.
John Andrews reports:
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