Santa starts his rounds
FATHER Christmas will start his trip around Beccles on Friday, December 4, with members of Beccles Round Table collecting for local charities.With fewer members this year it is going to be hard to knock on everyone's door as they usually do, so they would like you to listen for them and go outside to donate what you can.
FATHER Christmas will start his trip around Beccles on Friday, December 4, with members of Beccles Round Table collecting for local charities.
With fewer members this year it is going to be hard to knock on everyone's door as they usually do, so they would like you to listen for them and go outside to donate what you can.
Each evening will begin at 6.30pm and finish between 8pm and 8.30pm.
On Sunday, December 20 they begin at 4.30pm in North Cove and finish in Hulver about 6.30pm.
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The route this year is as follows:
Friday, December, 4, start 6.30pm
- 1 Plot of land near Beccles sells at auction for five times guide price
- 2 Weather warning as more thunderstorms set to hit parts of the region
- 3 Geldeston Locks Inn pub near Beccles temporarily closes due to Covid
- 4 'It was as if Covid didn't exist' - Latitude-goers report positive tests
- 5 West End star set to visit youngsters at Beccles Public Hall
- 6 Man has jaw broken following punch at Latitude Festival
- 7 Heartbreak as Beccles Ladies miss out on Wembley dream at final hurdle
- 8 Wanted Waveney man may be in London
- 9 Youngsters aged 12 to 18 to begin receiving Covid vaccinations
- 10 Devoted doctor, 93, to embark on dancing busk-athon in Lowestoft
Route: London Road, Wembley Avenue, St Georges Road, Orchard Green, Merrylees, St Annes Close, Stuart Drive, Black Boy Meadow, Greenway, Fredericks Road, London Road.
Monday, December, 7, start at 6.30pm
Route: South Road, Meadow Gardens, South Close, Ringsfield Road, Nelson Way, Ashmans Road, Upper Grange Road, Waveney Road, St Mary's Road, Priory Road, Grange Road, Puddingmoor.
Tuesday, December 8, start at 6.30pm
Route: Fen Lane, New Road, Bridge Street, Ravensmere, St. Benedicts Road, Ravensmere East, Pound Road, Old Mill Terrace, Providence Place, Newgate, Caxton Road, Queens Road, Gresham Road, Lady's Meadow, Denmark Road.
Wednesday, December 9, start at 6.30pm.
Route: Lowestoft Road, The Spinney, The Uplands, Kempton Cross, Woodland Avenue, Glenwood Drive, Rectory Close, The Firs, Oak Avenue, The Chase, Park Drive, Ashdale Drive, Hornbeam Close.
Friday, December 10, start at 6.30pm.
Route: Rigbourne Hill, Stanton Close, Centre Close, Highleas, Glebe View, Tower Hill, Nicholson Drive, Wesley Close, St Michaels Close, St Benets Drive, Marion Close, Mill Road, All Saints Drive, St Edmonds Close, St Lawrence Close, Meadow Vale Close.
Monday, December 14, start at 6.30pm
Route: Ingate, Grove Road, Kingston Drive, Brick Kiln Avenue, Marsh View, The Harbourage, Common Lane, Goose Green East, Goose Green West, Kilbrack, Gosford Road, Fair Close, Station Road.
Tuesday, December 15, start at 6.30pm
Route: Castle Hill, Ellough Road, Annandale Drive, Hillside Avenue, Highland Drive, Worrel Drive, Newland Avenue, Cedar Drive, Sycamore Close, Chestnut Close.
Wednesday, December 16, start at 6.30pm.
Route: Lowestoft Road, Garden Lane, Pine tree Close, Paddocks Green, The Ridings, Fairmile Close, Cottage Lane, Manor Close, Rectory Close, Rectory Lane, All Saints Green, Holm Close, Marsh Lane.
Thursday, December 17, start at 6.30.
Route: Banham Road, Duke Street, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Sir John Leman Road, George Brown Way, St Andrews Road, St Davids Close, St Pauls Close, St Matthews Avenue, Bramley Rise, Russett Close, Coxs Close, Woodside, Field View, Petit Couronne Way, Coney Hill, Stobart Close, Bluebell Way, Hill Rise Close, Fox Glove Close, Hill Top Rise, Buckenham Close, Crest Close.
Friday, December 18, start at 6.30
Route: Pleasant Place, Hillcrest Avenue, Firfield Close, Kemps Lane, Cromwell Close, Fairfax Court, Darby Road, Wash Lane, Dowes Hill Close, Dorothy Hodgkin Court, Ronden Close, McLaren Court.
Sunday, December 20, start at 4.30pm
Route: North Cove/Barnby, Marsh Lane, Pine View Gardens, The Street, Mill Lane; Mutford, Holly Lane, Chapel Road, Mill Road, Hulver Road; Hulver, The Street.
Monday , December 21, start at 6.30
Route: Rowan Way, Holly Close, Cedar Drive, Puddle Duck Lane, The Laurels, Willow Close, Poppy Close.
Tuesday, December 22, start at 6.30pm
Route: Peddars Lane, St Mary's Road, Ballygate, Homefield Paddock, Newmarket, Exchange Square, Mid Meadow, Hungate, London Road, Crowfoot Gardens, Alexander Road, Blyburgate, Smallgate, Old Market, Saltgate, Northgate.