Northallerton ready for switch-on of Xmas lights

SANTA Claus will be visiting Northallerton this week for the switch-on of the town’s Christmas lights.

The switch-on will take place on High Street on Friday, December 2, at 6pm.

Grp Capt Innes, of RAF Leeming, will be the Mayor’s guest of honour who switches on the lights.

There will also be festive entertainment, sword-dancing and music on the town hall square.

On High Street there will be refreshment stalls and other entertainment including fairground rides and a free bouncy castle for the young ones.

And the Mayor will be promoting his charity, the Macmillan Nurses, with a Christmas fair and refreshments in the town hall and invites everyone to come along and join in the fun.