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Large crowds enjoy Aylesbury Christmas light switch-on

Large crowds enjoy Aylesbury Christmas light switch-on

Large crowds enjoyed the switching on of Aylesbury’s Christmas lights last night (Thursday).

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Christmas has arrived at Waddesdon Manor and it looks spectacular

Christmas has arrived at Waddesdon Manor and it looks spectacular

Christmas has well and truly arrived at Buckinghamshire’s Waddesdon Manor and if it doesn’t get you in the festive mood nothing will.

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Ice Rink, Santa’s Grotto and Reindeers come to Princes Risborough this Christmas

Ice Rink, Santa’s Grotto and Reindeers come to Princes Risborough this Christmas

Princes Risborough Town Centre will once again come alive with Christmas festivities on Saturday 1st December with their Annual Christmas Light switch-on event. The Event organised by Princes Risborough Town Council runs from 3pm – 6pm will see the local community and visitors attend for the return of the Ice Rink, Santa’s Grotto and adorable Reindeer. This year also sees the addition of a Giant Snow Globe which will provide a perfect festive photo opportunity for families and friends to enjoy. A main stage located in front of Market House will provide entertainment throughout the afternoon, with performances from local Primary schools, Dance troupes, and Singers with additional music and roaming characters appearing along the High street. Food and refreshment from local vendors will have a vast array to keep visitors well-fed & watered, including stalls offering mulled Wine & Cider, hot Waffles, Yorkshire pudding wraps from Ruby’s street food and gourmet sausages and a Hog Roast from Orchard View farm. Local Craftspeople will sit alongside Artisan producers and businesses to provide a perfect opportunity to purchase stocking fillers and Christmas gifts. The evening will finish at 6pm with the Christmas lights being switched on by ex Corrie and Holby City star, John Michie and Nickelodeons Holly Atterton, whom are both appearing in Peter Pan at The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury. Town Mayor, Cllr Matthew Walsh said, “This Annual event is a real highlight and seeing local children and families having fun makes this event worthwhile. We are thrilled that Princes Risborough Town Council are able to ensure residents enjoy the benefits of living in such a wonderful community”. For the latest information or if you would like to take part please go to www.princesrisboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk or search ‘Risborough Town Council on Facebook

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Bucks County Council present appeal amasses hundreds of gifts for the less fortunate

Bucks County Council present appeal amasses hundreds of gifts for the less fortunate

County Council employees and councillors have joined forces with local residents and community groups to support disadvantaged families who will have little or nothing under the tree on Christmas morning.

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Is this the best snowman in Bucks? Send us your pics!

Is this the best snowman in Bucks? Send us your pics!

With the Vale transforming into a wintry wonderland this weekend, a few frosty friends started to appear in front gardens across the county.

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What are the Santa float times and dates for Aylesbury?

What are the Santa float times and dates for Aylesbury?

It’s the most wonderful time of year and it’s not complete without the annual Santa float.

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Panto round up: “Behind every successful panto is a director with passion”

Panto round up: “Behind every successful panto is a director with passion”

A vital ingredient for every successful panto is a Director with a passion for the art form and an eye for all things funny.

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Aylesbury Christmas Fayre comes to town this Sunday

Aylesbury Christmas Fayre comes to town this Sunday

Tis the season to soak up the sights and enjoy the delicious scents and festive ambience of Aylesbury at Christmas time.

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Santa comes down Hurst’s chimney for needy children in Mix 96’s Christmas toy appeal

Santa comes down Hurst’s chimney for needy children in Mix 96’s Christmas toy appeal

Hurst’s estate agents was one of several drop off points for presents for needy children.

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VIDEO: Watch the Christmas light switch on from Market Square

VIDEO: Watch the Christmas light switch on from Market Square

WATCH: Aylesbury Town comes to life for Christmas

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