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an enclosure within a courtroom, e.g. witness box, where the witness sits, or the press box, where the press sit, or the jury box, where the jury sits.
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Springboard said a decline in footfall on Boxing Day on three consecutive years indicates the lessening in importance of Boxing Day as a trading day.
We've done a lot of shopping and spent a lot of money!" Gwyn Bickerton, 77, has been to the Boxing Day sales at Next for the past 40 years to buy stocking fillers and presents for next Christmas.
Boxing Day 2018 supermarket opening times including Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's, Aldi and Lidl
While Boxing Day has been celebrated for centuries, its origin is not fully understood.
Its stores in the Trafford Centre, Heathrow and St Pancras are set to open on Boxing Day but most shoppers will have to wait until December 27 to browse the shops for a bargain.
Around 800 years ago, Boxing Day was originally a day off for servants living and working in Great Britain.
BOUGHTON: Lloyds Pharmacy, Sainsbury's, Caldy Valley Road - Boxing Day 10am-4pm; New Year's Day 10am-4pm.
On Boxing Day cloud will continue although slightly warmer temperatures will be seen in the city with a 'feels like' temperature of eight degrees.
The Boxing Day Swim will comprise of five one-hour sessions.
Tom Morris, founder and managing director of Home Bargains, says staff should be able to spend Boxing Day with family friends.
But according toGloucestershire Live, the store, which has branches in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and Cirencester, insists that the day after Christmas is still a busy time for the high street as last year 17 million people hit the shops to spend [pounds sterling]4.5 billion in the Boxing Day sales.