Father Christmas visited Cricklade on December 3rd. to attend the lighting up and the Christmas tree festival. He was accompanied by his favorite seven elves in a Pony and Trap. The pony name was called Sunny.
Bob Jones , Chairman CBA Thanked all the helpers on the night and earlier to put up the tree and decorations around the town.
At the Town Council Meeting on Monday the 13th. december he announced that the appeal to the residents for £3,000 had produced a generous Total of £7,003.
This will ensure the improvements of the Christmas lights and continued celebrations in the town for the immediate future.
The Chairman of Cricklade Town Council and all the Councillors gave an overwhelming thank you to all who contributed to this Christmas Event.
This competition is open to all households and businesses with our judges making their decisions in the week leading up to 25th. December.
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL – FOLKS NEEDED !
Do you have a sense of fun, lots of ideas and want to help make Cricklade an even better place to live? Why not be part of the “Cricklade Christmas Festival 2011” and help make it a real community event? At the heart of the Christmas Festival is a desire to bring everyone together for a great celebration: light out town and highlight the many good positive things in our community. Building on the success of the annual Christmas lights Switch-on, local people are needed to form a new group to bring together a fun and creative Christmas community event for 2011 with activities for everyone. Interested? Please call Tina Jones at the Council Offices on 01793 751394.