CHESHIRE telly addicts have started to retune their sets this week because of the digital switchover.

Ricability, a charity set up by the Government, said the Winter Hill transmitter, which serves the North West, starts to switch to digital-only transmissions today (Wednesday).

The charity said the whole Granada region is expected to be completely digital by December 2.

Caroline Jacobs, Ricability development manager, said: “The switchover to a digital-only signal is the single biggest development in television since the advent of colour.

“We provide simple, impartial advice on the latest models of digital TV equipment available, so people are not fazed by all the digital products out there.”

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