26/12/2016 Points West


26/12/2016

The latest news, sport, weather and features from the West of England.


Similar Content

Browse content similar to 26/12/2016. Check below for episodes and series from the same categories and more!

Transcript


LineFromTo

Hello and a very evening from the west.

:00:10.:00:11.

Hardy shoppers in the west have braved cold weather overnight

:00:12.:00:14.

A major clothes outlet in Bristol says more than 200

:00:15.:00:19.

were waiting at the door at 6 o'clock this morning.

:00:20.:00:22.

Retailers are hoping it'll once again prove

:00:23.:00:23.

A Boxing Day walk through Cabot Circus in Bristol.

:00:24.:00:32.

Retail proving the best therapy for many post Christmas.

:00:33.:00:36.

The doors at Next opened before dawn, with hundreds

:00:37.:00:38.

I'd just bought the children out to spend some of their Christmas money.

:00:39.:00:59.

Boxing Day sort of seems to have fizzled out,

:01:00.:01:03.

and it gets worse every year, I think.

:01:04.:01:05.

But it's nice to be able to walk into town today and get around

:01:06.:01:10.

Retailers in Bath will be hoping for a good end-of-year clear out.

:01:11.:01:14.

2016 has proved a tough year for trading.

:01:15.:01:18.

There's obviously been problems with Brexit,

:01:19.:01:23.

with people not knowing what to do, and therefore they've been

:01:24.:01:25.

keeping their money in their savings account until they know

:01:26.:01:28.

Growing on-line sales aren't helping the high street.

:01:29.:01:31.

November's Black Friday and Cyber Monday draining cash

:01:32.:01:35.

Thi retail expert thinks it's time for a re-think in the new year.

:01:36.:01:43.

I think what the high Street needs to do is reinvent itself and become

:01:44.:01:46.

more of a destination for a fulfilled experience

:01:47.:01:51.

which includes shopping, maybe a bit of entertainment,

:01:52.:01:54.

2017 will see major changes at our main shopping centres.

:01:55.:02:02.

With plans for a ?300 million extension to the Mall

:02:03.:02:06.

And redevelopment at Broadmead - to align it more closely

:02:07.:02:10.

A murder investigations been launched after the body

:02:11.:02:19.

of a man was discovered in South Gloucestershire

:02:20.:02:21.

Mohammed Abdurezek's body was found on Gibbs Lane

:02:22.:02:31.

in the village of Siston on Saturday morning.

:02:32.:02:33.

A postmortem examination found the 31-year-old,

:02:34.:02:34.

who police believe was from Bristol, had died from stab wounds.

:02:35.:02:43.

Sport now, and in rugby Bristol secured their first Premiership win

:02:44.:02:46.

of the season this afternoon beating Worcester 28-20 at Ashton Gate.

:02:47.:02:48.

Bristol played with 14 men for 67 minutes after Tusi Pisi was red

:02:49.:02:52.

Tom Varndell scored three tries and Jason Woodward kicked

:02:53.:02:55.

It was an important game for Bristol who have been bottom

:02:56.:03:01.

of the Premiership without a win in the league.

:03:02.:03:03.

First and foremost, the important thing was to win the game.

:03:04.:03:06.

Obviously, we did that and we stopped them

:03:07.:03:08.

So that's a massive achievement from the guys.

:03:09.:03:11.

You know, we're 14 men for a long period.

:03:12.:03:16.

And to play some of the rugby we did with the 14 guys on the field,

:03:17.:03:20.

We kept trying to play rugby, when we needed to keep it

:03:21.:03:25.

And we were quite dominant in the breakdown then

:03:26.:03:29.

In football, it was a disappointing Boxing Day for our sides.

:03:30.:03:32.

In the Championship Bristol City lost 3-2 away at Wolves.

:03:33.:03:39.

In League One, Bristol Rovers Rovers failed to score at the Mem

:03:40.:03:42.

where it was a 0-0 home draw with Coventry Swindon also failed

:03:43.:03:45.

to score at Millwall where the hosts won 2-0.

:03:46.:03:50.

In League Two, Cheltenham lost 2-1 at home to Barnet and no goals

:03:51.:03:53.

for Yeovil against Exeter - a 0-0 draw there.

:03:54.:03:59.

In the National League, Forest Green Rovers

:04:00.:04:00.

But some good news for one of the West Country's most

:04:01.:04:05.

successful horse trainers Colin Tizzard.

:04:06.:04:06.

Thistlecrack the 11-10 favourite won the King George the sixth Stakes

:04:07.:04:10.

To the weather - It's been a mild and settled Boxing Day but we're

:04:11.:04:19.

It's fine through the course of tonight.

:04:20.:04:24.

Many of you will see a widespread frost.

:04:25.:04:25.

High pressure remains dominant, that means another fine day tomorrow.

:04:26.:04:29.

The centre of that area of high-pressure drifting pretty

:04:30.:04:34.

much over the top of us during the course of Tuesday,

:04:35.:04:42.

the wind light and variable around it.

:04:43.:04:43.

In the overnight period to Wednesday, there is a much higher

:04:44.:04:46.

chance that we could see some fog around.

:04:47.:04:48.

Some of that could be freezing, given the overnight temperatures.

:04:49.:04:50.

Talking of which, through the course of tonight,

:04:51.:04:52.

many districts will see a frost, at least a slight to moderate frost.

:04:53.:04:55.

It could get as low as about -4 or minus five degrees, somewhere

:04:56.:04:59.

A cold start, said to me tomorrow morning.

:05:00.:05:02.

But it should be one and are plenty of sunshine.

:05:03.:05:04.

Barring the odd bit of cloud, that is how things will remain

:05:05.:05:07.

The wins will remain light right the way through.

:05:08.:05:12.

Just the blue returning by tomorrow evening,

:05:13.:05:20.

signalling another cold night to come.

:05:21.:05:21.

It will be a fairly cold day tomorrow.

:05:22.:05:23.

Temperatures generally roundabout 4-6 C, but at least the wins

:05:24.:05:25.

will be light as I said, and there will be plenty

:05:26.:05:28.

Watch out for the fog as we head through into Wednesday morning.

:05:29.:05:34.

Not everywhere, but where you have it it could well linger

:05:35.:05:37.

A similar pattern as we had through to Thursday.

:05:38.:05:40.

Remaining dry, general trend as we continue on through the rest

:05:41.:05:43.

of the week to see more in the way of cloud around.

:05:44.:05:46.

It is looking like by the time we're through towards New Year

:05:47.:05:49.

into the very first week of 2017, it will turn noticeably colder.

:05:50.:05:52.

And that's all from the team this boxing day-

:05:53.:05:56.

we're back at lunchtime tomorrow - until then have a lovely evening.

:05:57.:06:00.

and longer spells of rain over northern isles. By the end of the

:06:01.:06:05.

night, temperatures recovering once again after a chilly evening, three

:06:06.:06:10.

to five Celsius. Tomorrow and for the next couple of days, we have

:06:11.:06:12.

this area of

:06:13.:06:14.

Download Subtitles

SRT

ASS