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Father Christmas has been bringing festive cheer to households across the area this week.

The Stamford and District Kiwanis have once again arranged for Santa to pay a visit to the town on his sleigh.

He has been touring the streets this week accompanied by the Kiwanis, who have been collecting money for good causes.

The sleigh had a makeover this year thanks to Cummins Generator Technologies. Service workshop engineer Lee Nicholls added extra LED lights, rewired all the electronics and even added an electric bubble machine.

Santa will visit the following places in Stamford from 6pm each day:

Today (Tuesday, December 10) - Ketton;

Thursday, December 12 - Lincoln Road, Kesteven Road, Irnham Road and district;

Friday, December 13 - Chatsworth Road, Waverley Gardens, Lambeth Walk and district;

Monday, December 16 - Ryhall;

Tuesday, December 17 - Easton-on-the-Hill;

Thursday, December 19 - Drift Avenue, Masterton Road, Rutland Road and district;

Friday, December 20 - Lonsdale Road, Sutherland Way, Highlands Way and district.

Santa is also visiting Bourne and Rutland.

Bourne and District Lions Club will be with Santa in the following places:

Today (Tuesday, December 10) - Morton east;

Wednesday, December 11 - Beaufort Drive, Rochester Court, Foxley Court, Stretham Way, Hazelwood Drive, Hawthorne Road estate, Lodge Road, Broadlands Avenue, Broadway Close;

Thursday, December 12 - Kingsway, Queens Road, Edinburgh Crescent, Harrington Street, Meadowgate, Manning Road, Recreation Road, George Street, Ancaster Road;

Friday, December 13 - Abbey Road, Wendover Mews, Spalding Road, Delaine Close, Wakes Close, Cherryholt Road, Dorchester/Grovenor Avenue estate, Drummond Road, Heathcote Road, Abbots Close estate;

Saturday, December 14 - Co op Food in the Burghley Centre) from 8am until 4pm;

Monday, December 16 - Stephenson Way, Northfields, Mill Drove, Mountbatten Avenue, Arnhem Way;

Tuesday, December 17 - Beech Avenue, Fir Avenue, Woodlands Avenue, Poplar Crescent, Oak Crescent, Rowan Way, Sharpes Close, Cedar Drive, Ash Drove, Bramley Close, Orchard Close, Stanley Street, Carholme Close;

Wednesday, December 18 - West Road, Churchill Avenue, Manor Lane, Harvey Close, Ostler Drive, Westwood Drive;

Thursday, December 19 - bus station, St Gilbert’s Road, Tarragon Way estate, Exeter Street, Woodview, Burghley Street, Marquis Court, Maple Gardens, Elm Terrace, Gladstone Street, Galletly Close, North Road;

Friday, December 20 - St Gilbert’s Road from Ermine Close, Akeman Close, Dere Close, Stone Close, Saxon Way, Watlin Close, Viking Close, Torfrida Drive, Mercia Gardens, Edwin Gardens, Leofric Avenue, Godiva Crescent, Kingsley Avenue, Westbourne Park, Pinewood Close.

And in Rutland the county’s Lions Club will be with Santa at Tesco in Oakham on Friday, December 13.

Tours of Uppingham are on the following Sunday and Monday, and tours of Oakham on Tuesday, December 17.

There will also be further static displays at the Co-op in Oakham on Wednesday, December 18, and outside Furleys, in High Street, Oakham, on Saturday, December 21.




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