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Issue:- Saturday, 28 November 2015

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Formby Christmas Lights are Switched On...!
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.

ON a moderate November Night, the lights came on for Christmas in Formby Village. The local traders have again done the area proud and have helped to decorate the village with Christmas Lights. This year many children are pleased to see the return of the Snow Man, who is again back after a summer recovering from his injuries. The event on Sunday, 22 November 2015 had the Village buzzing. It was a slow start, but thanks to the surprisingly moderate weather, that had not been forecast, the crowds soon built up. Families enjoyed the fun fairs, side shows, Father Christmas Grotto, food stalls, and even trips on a model train… All that as live music played on a large stage, which this year was located next to the Post Office. As the bands played, the host for the day, Southport Radio's Neil Newton did a fantastic job as host and by performing the major task, the countdown. Both Liverpool FC's and Everton FC, Alan Kennedy and Graham Stuart also helped Neil to switch on this years lights!  From Christmas elves to Puddle Ducks, this was quite an event. We would love to hear your memories of this and other Christmas Lights events of past.  Please email them to:- news24@southportreporter.com.  Also to see our full photographic coverage of this event, in this weeks issue, please click on here now!  Plus on our Facebook page we have a few videos taken at this event.  to see them please click on here.

 
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Who Drives Wins? Arriva seeks the region’s finest
Public welcome at Trust board meeting
Fun filled family 5k to help Liverpool say neigh to cancer
Winter Arts Market returns to St George's Hall
Formby Christmas Lights Photographs...
Merseytravel and transport operators offer Late night services start this weekend
Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL
Stereophonics Announce Cardiff City Stadium Show June 2016
Eight in L8
Memory Lane Fairs Event
Christmas Lights Southport Are Now On!
Carolling for a good cause
Star Wars themed Cosplay event to be held in Southport!
Wargames all set to open
Liverpool Business Club – supporting local business
The Corrs Are Back With New Album and UK Tour!
Debenhams Beauty gala event
Junior doctors’ industrial action
CCTV image issued after a bike was taken from Lime Street Station
Should the UK have a 'meat tax?'
Make a dash with the team from Mersey Fire
Teaching assistant shares her wait for a kidney as part of national campaign
Liverpool's truly magic Christmas has started!
CROWDS are flocking to Liverpool’s Poppies - Weeping Window
What makes this 6th form the best in The North West?
Port Sunlight Makes History by Adopting a Local Listed Building Consent Order
Local families chance to win entire Christmas package
More than a tenth of people in the North West have no close friends
Radio Southport is On Air
Knowsley Youth Mutual totally commit to the young people of Merseyside

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Southport's Peaky Blinders, Our Return Visit...

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