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25th Jan, 2022

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Editorial Correspondent 30th Nov, 2021 Updated: 30th Nov, 2021

SANTA Claus is coming to town to spread Christmas magic around Rugby’s neighbourhoods and shopping centres on his annual tour.

Father Christmas will bring his sleigh, elves, Rudolph the Reindeer, and helpers from Rugby Rokeby Lions Club (RRLC) on the tour – raising funds for local good causes and people in need along the way.

The sleigh will be at supermarkets and shopping centres at weekends and on the three days before Christmas, and will tour residential areas in the evenings.

RRLC will provide daily updates, and also promise ‘one or two surprises from Santa himself’. Visit www.facebook.com/RugbyRokebyLionsClub for more information.

Visit https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/15266 to make a charity donation, or donate cash to helpers on the sleigh.

Santa’s Sleigh Tour 2021

Wednesday December 1 – 6pm: Wood Street area

Thursday December 2 – 6pm: Bridget Street area

Friday December 3 – 6pm: Paddox area 1, starting from St John’s Avenue

Saturday December 4 – 10am-4pm: Fat Face at Elliott’s Field Shopping Centre; 5pm: Watts Lane area

Sunday December 5 – 10am-4pm: Fat Face at Elliott’s Field Shopping Centre; 5pm: Cawston area 1, starting from Gerard Road Co-op

Monday December 6 – 6pm: Long Lawford, starting at Co-op

Tuesday December 7 – 6pm: Oxford Street area

Wednesday December 8 – 6pm: Paddox area 2, starting from Catesby Road

Thursday December 9 – 6pm: Admirals area 1 – starting from The Bear pub

Friday December 10 – 6pm: Admirals area 2 – starting from The Crow Pie pub

Saturday December 11 – 10am-4pm: Asda; 5pm: Woodlands Estate

Sunday December 12 – 10am-4pm: Asda; 5pm: Eden Park Estate; Edison Drive; Technology Drive

Monday December 13 – 6pm: Abbotts Farm Estate

Tuesday December 14 – 6pm: Shakespeare Gardens area

Wednesday December 15 – 6pm: Eastlands Road area

Thursday December 16 – 6pm: Dunchurch area – starting from Village Hall

Friday December 17 – 6pm: Boughton Vale

Saturday December 18 – 10am-4pm: Tesco, Leicester Road; 5pm: Stretton Shop; Wolston

Sunday December 19 – 10am-4pm: Tesco, Leicester Road; 5pm: Cawston area 2 – Ophelia Crescent, Elborow Way, Potsford Road

Monday December 20 – 6pm: Newbold – starting from Fosterd Road

Tuesday December 21 – 6pm: Brownsover – starting from Park End

Wednesday December 22 – 10am-4pm: Sainsbury’s, Dunchurch Road

Thursday December 23 – 10am-4pm: Sainsbury’s, Dunchurch Road; 5pm: Overslade Estate – starting from Fish Plus

Friday December 24 – 10am-4pm: Sainsbury’s, Dunchurch Road; 5pm: Rokeby Estate and Hillside Estate

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