Santa Claus is coming to Huntingdonshire
- Credit: Archant
Santa and his helpers will be spreading Christmas cheer and no doubt checking up on who’s been naughty and nice over the coming weeks.
Santa has once again teamed up with St Ives Rotary Club to bring his float to the town and surrounding villages.
Accompanied by an army of helpers singing Christmas carols, he will be sweeping through the area collecting donations for good causes supported by the club.
Last year, £7,860 was raised and more than £65,000 has been collected in the last 10 years.
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Rotarian Ken Millard said: “People often say how much they always looked forward to seeing our Santa float when they were children, and now they still look forward to it, but with their own children.
“For many, it signals the start of Christmas, and it is a hugely important part of our Rotary Club’s fundraising activities.
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“Santa and his helpers really look forward to seeing everyone this coming festive period.”
Here’s where and when to keep an eye out for Santa:
Monday (December 1) - Earith; Wednesday, December 3 - St Ives east; Thursday, December 4 - Hilton; Friday, December 5 - Fenstanton; Saturday, December 6 - St Ives Waitrose; Monday, December 8 - Bluntisham; Tuesday, December 9 - Somersham west; Wednesday, December 10 - Somersham east; Thursday, December 11 - Needingworth; Friday, December 12 - St Ives north; Saturday, December 13 - St Ives Budgens; Monday, December 15 - St Ives central; Wednesday, December 17 - St Ives west; and Thursday, December 18 - St Ives south.
Thanks to Ramsey Rotary Club, Santa will be stopping by:
Bury: December 1
Hill Estate, Meadow Lane, Owls End, Brookfield Way, Woodfield Ave, Ringwood Close, Pound Lane, Buryfield, High Meadow, Greenwoods Close.
Ramsey; December 2
Brands Close, Bury Road, Biggin Lane, The Malting, Malthouse Lane, Wheatfield Drive, Hopbine Court, Grenfell Way, Oasthouse Way, Drayhorse Road, Taveners Drive, Foundry Way, Ward Close.
Ramsey: December 3
Bury Road, Fairfields Drive, Old Station Road, Signal Road, The Sidings, Whytefield Road Mews Close, Station Road, Slade Close.
Ramsey: December 4
Park Road, Fellowes Drive, Olivers Close, Canberra Court, Serjeants Close, West Avenue, The Avenue, Cricketfield Lane, Blenheim Road.
Ramsey: December 5
Field Road, Star Lane, Lime Road, Princes Street, Westfield Road, Allen Road.
Ramsey: December 6
Town centre – 8.30am-12.30pm.
Upwood: December 6
Fairmead Park, Farm Close, Ramsey Road, High Street, Ailwine Road, Moss Close, Church Lane, Thatchers Close, Helens Close, Bentley Close, Meadow Road.
Ramsey: December 8
Great Whyte, Little Whyte, Silver Street, Mill Lane, Tower Close, Turvers Lane, Millfields, Newtown Road.
Ramsey Heights: December 9
Ramsey: December 10
Church Green, Abbots Close, Abbey Field, Oates Way, Lawrence Road, Hollow Lane, High Street (to NatWest bank).
Holme: December 11
Ramsey Forty Foot: December 12
Bury & Wistow: December 13
Valiant Square, Tunkers Lane, Upwood Road to Brands Close, Redebourn Lane, Grove Way. Wistow: All streets.
Warboys: December 15
Jubilee Avenue, Ramsey Road to Humberdale Way, Humberdale Way, Bottles Road, Flaxen Walk, Woodlands.
Warboys: December 16
Goldpits, Old Mill Avenue, Station Road, Wilthorne Pasture Close, Orchard Close, Coronation Avenue.
Warboys: December 17
Fenton Road, Bencroft Lane, Padgetts Close, Madecroft Mill Green, Forge Way, High Street.
Warboys: December 18
Pathfinder Way, Church Road, Popes Lane, Throckmorton, Beech Close, High Street, Ramsey Road, Longlands Close.
Ramsey St Mary’s: December 19
Ramsey: December 20
Tesco – 8.30am-4.30pm.
Aided by the good people of St Neots Round Table, Santa will be visiting:
December 1 6-8pm
December 2 6-8pm
Ridgeway and Potton Road
December 3 6-8pm
Howitts Gardens, Howitts Lane
December 4 6-8pm
Hardwick Road and Luke Street
December 5 6-8pm
December 6 4-7pm
East Street, Avenue Road and The Crescent
December 7 4-7pm
Longsands Road, Swift Close and Swallow Close
December 8 6-8pm
Sandfields Road December 9 6-8pm
Eaton Socon Green, Wilkinson Close
December 10 6-8pm
December 11 6-8pm
Brook Road, Shakespeare Road
December 12 6-8pm
Samuel Jones, Priory Park
December 13 4-7pm
December 14 4-7pm
December 15 6-8pm
Orchard Road, Trafalgar Road
December 16 6-8pm
Edinburgh Drive, Honeydon Avenue
December 17 6-8pm
Gainsborough Avenue, Lowry and Burwell Road
December 18 6-8pm
December 19 6-8pm
December 20 4-7pm
December 21 4-7pm
Abbotsley and Eltisley
December 22 6-8pm
The Paddocks, Milton Avenue
December 23 6-8pm