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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.
The number of people hitting the region's shops this Christmas has increased - according to figures released today.
In the days leading up to the festive period, footfall at one of Bristol's biggest shopping centres was up 7% on last year. Sales figures are also expected to be positive. Katie Rowlett reports: