Spotlight is the BBC 's regional TV news programme for the South West of England, covering Cornwall, Devon, Isles of Scilly, southern and western Somerset, western Dorset and the Channel Islands. Sign in or Registerif (require.s.contexts._.config.paths['idcta']) {require(['idcta/idcta-1'], function(idcta) {if (idcta && typeof idcta.addUserOrigin === 'function') {idcta.addUserOrigin('id4-cta-8075dc08-c4d0-42b7-a528-dd84c088d2c8');}});}. 26/12/2020 — Evening News. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. BBC South West's television service (broadcast on BBC One South West) consists of the flagship regional news service Spotlight, the opt-out service BBC Channel Islands, the topical magazine programme Inside Out and a 20-minute opt-out during Sunday Politics. Comedy from the Horrible Histories team. Trixie receives an unwanted gift, and a delighted Shelagh unites with an old friend. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with her Christmas Message to the Nation and Commonwealth. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. Available episodes of Spotlight. Hamish, who has become a well-known figure to viewers across the South West after 25 years with Spotlight, … On iPlayer. Omid Djalili, Charlotte Crosby, Dr Zoe Williams and James Haskell brave the black chair. In the most visible change to viewers, the BBC says it "will reduce the number of presenters on our 6.30pm regional TV news bulletins". BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. BBC South West covers Cornwall, Channel Islands, Devon, West Dorset & West Somerset BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. BBC South West's television service (broadcast on BBC One South West) consists of the flagship regional news service Spotlight, the opt-out service BBC Channel Islands, the topical magazine programme Inside Out and a 20-minute opt-out during Sunday Politics. The drama and ridiculousness of family life served with a side of tea, toast and telly. “The BBC needs to save an additional £125m this year because of COVID-19 on top of the £800m we already had to save. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. Modernising the BBC’s regional TV centres - investing in the latest technology and introducing a new, consistent operating model for each newsroom with digital story telling at its core. On Twitter, Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP Luke Pollard said he was "hearing BBC bosses are planning on cutting production of Inside Out and potentially even Sunday Politics in Plymouth to centralise it in Bristol in a new super-region". Spotlight presenter Hamish Marshall has announced that he is leaving the BBC. The new studios, currently being built on the ground floor of the Centre for Creative Industries (CCI) building just off Queen Street, will be used as a base for BBC reporters and a space for journalists to conduct interviews for regional and national news programmes, such as Newsnight or Radio 4's Today and PM. If you're not a fan of the warmth...we've something a little fresher on the way this week. The crescent’s Christmas light display comes under threat, so Gary vows to save Christmas. упадабанняў. Alison and Mike are set on hosting the best Christmas ever - for the living and the dead. A barnstorming performance at the Liverpool venue where The Beatles made it big. A huge shake-up of the BBC’s local and regional services will result in hundreds of job losses across the country - and major changes to flagship South West news programme Spotlight. 36,870 talking about this. JavaScript seems to be disabled. Cornishman Justin crossed the Tamar in 1997 to begin TV reporting from the BBC’s South West HQ in ... regional news programme for the South West, BBC Spotlight. BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. Alex Osbourne weather presenter from the BBC Regional Services. A proud Cornishman, Justin crossed the Tamar in 1997 to begin television reporting from the BBC’s south west base in Plymouth. BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. Aug 6, 2018 - Susan Powell's first encounters with weather forecasts were as a young child when silence was commanded in front of the television by her grandparents for the weather section of the Farming programme - a forerunner of Countryfile. "BBC England, home of the BBC’s local radio stations and regional TV news, will undergo a significant reinvention. Holly Willoughby, Alan Carr and Oti Mabuse try to win a fortune for charity. It launched on 20 April 1961. Family is forever, in this world and the next. "I will vocally oppose their cuts.". It currently employs more than 3,000 staff. These proposals are subject to consultation with staff. Spotlight, the BBC's Regional News programme in the South West of England. Continuing work already underway to explore what more the BBC can do in the North and the Midlands to better serve audiences in those regions. Spotlight Points West South Today Early patches of low cloud and mist will disperse to leave another warm, largely dry day with some spells of sunshine. Chris was born in Bristol and worked for local newspapers across the South West before joining BBC South West in 1989 as a producer with BBC Radio Devon. “BBC Spotlight remains the most popular regional news bulletin in the country and our local BBC radio stations in Devon and Cornwall have been important community hubs during the coronavirus pandemic. BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. Starring Tom Holland and Zendaya. Or did he? BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. "A new weekly regional investigative journalism programme will launch on BBC One featuring long-form investigative journalism. The spokesperson said it is not yet known how many jobs in Plymouth, elsewhere in Devon, or Cornwall will be lost - but the BBC has said there will 450 job losses across the English regions. 210 тыс. Bradley Walsh dispenses the blanks in the classic quiz. Geraldine delivers her sermons to her parishioners online... when she can make it work. "Meanwhile BBC England would seek to work with other parts of the BBC to better reflect communities across the country in different TV genres. It would mean in the region of 450 job losses out of the more than 3,000 staff currently working across the English regions. The pandemic has added a further £125m to the BBC’s savings total due to a shortfall in revenue. Our. But those services were created more than 50 years ago, have changed very little and need significant reinvention. Yesterday, the BBC announced that it would open a brand new studio at Exeter College. “We are reaffirming our commitment to both Exeter and Torquay by moving to new central offices.”. New technologies and ways of working mean we can now operate more efficiently while still providing the quality service that viewers, listeners and readers have come to expect. The spokesperson said: “The BBC is proud of its long tradition of award-winning journalism in the South West. Radio. 15/12/2020: Will Nicky see through Cam's dirty tricks? A music-loving boy's unforgettable journey on the way back to the land of the living. Launching a new investigative journalism programme on BBC One for audiences in the English regions. It's created by a reef, and waves like this only appear a few times a year, when the tides and winds align. 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The region is the controlling centre for BBC Radio Devon, BBC Radio Cornwall, BBC Radio Jersey and BBC Radio Guernsey. A proud Cornishman, Justin crossed the Tamar in 1997 to begin TV reporting from the BBC’s South West HQ in Plymouth, Devon. In Local Radio, the simplified schedule introduced in March will be made permanent – meaning each station will have three daytime shows and these shows will have one presenter.". In total, more than a million people have called or messaged the stations since the start of the campaign. A surprise call leaves Peter asking Ian for help. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Will Kian’s sobriety be tested when he receives an unwelcome Christmas visitor? 211K likes. 210K likes. 212K likes. These would go on iPlayer and BBC Sounds. ... broadcast live … Love letters to black resilience and triumph, directed by Oscar winner Steve McQueen. A new meerkat queen must unite her family to survive life in the Makgadikgadi salt pans. Homepage. 26/12/2020 "The new vision for regional and local services includes: "BBC England must save £25m by the end of March 2022. Helen Thomas, the Director of BBC England, said: “I’m proud people have turned to us for trusted news and information in huge numbers during COVID-19, proving the importance of our local and regional services. The BBC’s 39 local radio stations in England launched the “Make A Difference” campaign at the start of the lockdown to help communities respond. BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories: Thursday 25th July 2019. Alex Osbourne weather personality for the BBC. ", "Elsewhere changes introduced in March at the start of the COVID-19 restrictions will continue. Before joining the politics team, Chris spent many years producing the region's evening news programme BBC Spotlight. Justin began his broadcasting career as a volunteer at BBC Radio Cornwall, working first on a rock programme, before moving to mainstream shows. In an email to staff, BBC England director Helen Thomas said that the "changes are aimed at reshaping what we do across the country to ensure we better serve all audiences, take forward lessons we have learnt during the COVID-19 crisis, and achieve savings to help address the BBC’s very real financial challenges". BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. Television. A mysterious palace unleashes dark desires. However, they said Sunday Politics will 'stay in Plymouth'. Political coverage outside Westminster will increase with the 11 regional Sunday morning political programmes on BBC One reinvigorated. Tinselly trivia with Sarah Hadland, Alex Horne, Craig Revel Horwood and Charlene White. A huge shake-up of the BBC’s local and regional services will result in hundreds of job losses across the country - and major changes to flagship South West news programme Spotlight. Joe Lycett argued over the number of doof-doofs at the end of EastEnders. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. "The BBC already had to save £800m in this charter period before COVID-19 struck. Alison and Mike aren’t alone in their new home. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. It would be made in six English regions and replace current affairs programme Inside Out. Tess, Claudia and friends present a bumper box of the best ever Strictly dances. Watch BBC One live on BBC iPlayer. “We’re going to modernise our offer to audiences in England by making digital a central part of everything we do. "The programmes will undergo editorial and creative changes to ensure they have more impact and reach a broader audience. Commissioning a broader range of TV programming that reflects life across England especially in the North and Midlands. BBC Spotlight, Plymouth. The 6:30pm bulletins on BBC One will have one presenter, so the bulletins are consistent across England and in line with the rest of BBC News. A desperate race against time, with 300,000 troops trapped between the sea and the enemy. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. Paul and Lenny start to bond, but Lenny is playing the long game. That has meant taking some difficult decisions. Please enable JavaScript to take full advantage of iPlayer. “We are in the age of the Facebook community group and the WhatsApp neighbourhood chat. If he does, it's unlikely to be domestic bliss. We must adapt to better reflect how people live their lives, how they get their news and what content they want. Frank has the last laugh as Peggy and Pat clash over his funeral arrangements. The broadcaster has today announced it is making "significant changes to the BBC’s local and regional services in England" which will result in around 15 per cent of its workforce being cut. There is also a special version of the programme for viewers in the Channel Islands. In a press release sent out this morning, the BBC said: "The BBC has set out plans to transform its local services in England as it seeks to serve audiences better, respond to lessons learnt during the COVID-19 crisis and make savings to tackle its financial challenges. He became the main presenter in 2001. The announcement came as a Plymouth MP expressed fears over the future of some flagship BBC South West programmes that are produced in Plymouth. 212K likes. A loud bang leaves the residents of Albert Square fearing the worst. In the BBC’s Annual Plan published earlier this year, a commitment was made to increase activity in places like Bradford, Sunderland, Wolverhampton, Blackpool and Peterborough. ", "The BBC is also working on plans to better serve audiences in the North and Midlands where it plans to refocus resources. You can unsubscribe at any time. A BBC spokesperson confirmed that the investigative journalism hub in Plymouth will close, with production of Inside Out moving to Bristol. "The BBC should remain true to its charter and support the regions," said Mr Pollard. Special news item broadcast to mark the 40th anniversary of BBC regional news in the south west Broadcast 30 September 2003 ... BBC Spotlight 1st … Alison and Mike are set on hosting the best Christmas ever - for the living and the dead. 44,456 talking about this. We’ll take forward lessons from COVID-19 that will make us more agile and more in touch with communities while also ensuring we’re as efficient as we can be. A rocking horse, stereogram and a musical carousel ornament get a new lease of life. Can Pearl change the King's mind about what it means to be a princess? This work is already underway with BBC England part funding the recent BBC Three documentary series Angels of the North about a hair salon in Gateshead. 212K likes. The latest news, sport, weather and features from the South West of England. Six stars help contestants on the way to big prizes – or a cheque book and pen. May 2020. Victoria Graham is a news anchor, presenter, reporter and journalist who works for BBC Spotlight in South West, England. BBC South West Ten fire crews are on the site of an 18th Century manor house at Milltown, near Lostwithiel, after a blaze broke out. 21/12/2020: Nothing can go wrong for Poppy - can it? Can Lee win Lucy round to his charms? Focused and driven, Victoria has been working in the industry for over a decade and has dedicated a lot of her time to refining her craft as a … Sara Pascoe, Dr Ranj Singh, Denise Van Outen and Shirley Ballas in a crafting challenge. BBC Spotlight Watch as surfers take on Cornwall's almighty Cribbar wave. It's Christmas in Finglas! Four fearless celebs face TV's toughest quiz challenge. "Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the early evening regional TV news slot on BBC One has consistently been the most watched news programme on British TV, regularly reaching a quarter of the population of England. Starring Gemma Arterton and Diana Rigg. "The BBC will take lessons learnt during the pandemic forward, such as the use of new technology, as part of its new approach to regional and local broadcasting. 23/11/2020: Tina's given an ominous warning. Four famous faces return to the kitchen to take on challenges with a festive twist. He quickly made an impression, and in 2001 he was asked to become a main anchor of the nightly regional news programme for the South West, BBC Spotlight. BBC Spotlight is the most watched TV programme in the South West of England. The main evening news for the south west of England. Spotlight presenter Justin Leigh is leaving the BBC after 33 years (Image: BBC Spotlight Studio). Lyra and Will learn their fates are tied, and the greatest war there ever was is coming. A spokesperson confirmed this meant Spotlight will now have just one presenter rather than two - and that job losses would occur, but it was hoped some employees would take voluntary redundancies, while others could be relocated to new roles locally, or further afield. It takes more than a suit to become an Avenger. The regional news programme for the South West of England. Read about our approach to external linking. Around 15% of the broadcaster's regional workforce will be cut, Politics, environment, farming and more in your new free Western Morning News newsletter - direct to your inbox every day. Agnes enters a contest to give an alternative Queen's speech. Can Gary make the Cresent bigger and brighter than ever? 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