When and where to catch Santa as he does the rounds in Rugby - The Rugby Observer

When and where to catch Santa as he does the rounds in Rugby

Correspondent 25th Nov, 2016   0

SANTA Claus is coming to town – and he has announced when he will bring his sleigh to spread festive cheer in your neighbourhood.

Big-hearted volunteers from the Rugby Rokeby Lions Club will accompany Father Christmas and Rudolf on tour around Rugby, Stretton and Wolston during December.

Each year the tour collects donations for local charities, people in need, and essential services which are then distributed by the Lions.

This year the club made donations to Warwickshire Air Ambulance, The Hoskins Centre, Rugby Area Talent Trust, Warwickshire Blood Bikes, Families First, and many more – and organisers hope to muster enough support to do the same again next year.




Santa’s Sleigh Tour 2016

Saturday December 3


10am-4pm: ASDA, Town Centre

5pm start: Painter’s Estate tour (Lower Street, Mellor Road, Browning Road, Myers Road, Packwood Avenue, Constable Road, Gainsborough Crescent, Brindley Road, Pine Drive, School Street, Wesley Road, Roper Close, Fenwick Drive, Moat Farm Drive, Vale Close, Barley Close, Bucknill Crescent, Chamberlin Road, Watts Lane)

Sunday December 4

10am-4pm: ASDA, Town Centre

Wednesday December 7

6pm start: Wood Street area tour (Wood Street, Lancaster Road, Park Road, Holbrook Avenue, Manor Road, Park Road, Lodge Road, Manor Road, King Edward Road, Alexander Road, Manor Road, Kimberley Road)

Thursday December 8

6pm start: Bridget Street area tour (Bridget Street, Rowland Street, Stephen Street, Bennett Street, Bridget Street, Victoria Street, Lawford Road, Campbell Street, Avenue Road, Pinfold Street, Jubilee Street)

Friday December 9

6pm start: Paddox tour part 1 (Fisher Avenue, Ashlawn Road, Vernon Avenue, St Johns Avenue, Fareham Avenue, Charter Road, Heath Way, Percival Road, Sidney Road)

Saturday December 10

10am-4pm: Tesco, Leicester Road

5pm start: Woodlands tour (Cymbeline Way, Capulet Close, Cordelia Way, Falstaff Drive, Wolsey Road, Juliet Drive, Montague Road, Othello Close, Bawnmore Road, Edyvean Close, Plantagenet Drive)

Sunday December 11

10am-4pm: Clock Towers Shopping Centre

Tuesday December 13

6pm start: Oxford Street area tour (Oxford Street, Abbey Street, Cambridge Street, Claremont Road, Grosvenor Road)

Wednesday December 14

6pm start: Paddox tour part 2 (Catesby Road, Malvern Road, Percival Road, Warren Road, Stanley Road, Westgate Road, Lower Hillmorton Road, Hart Close, Boundary Road)

Thursday December 15

6pm start: Eastlands tour (Eastland Road, Eastlands Place, Lower Hillmorton Road, Portland Road, Lansdowne Place, Sheriff Road, Lawrence Road, Winfield Street, South Street, Butlin Road, Townsend Road)

Friday December 16

6pm start: Admirals tour part 1 (May Lane, Blackwood Avenue, Collingwood Avenue, Freemantle Road, Evans Road, Anson Close, Keyes Drive, Wilson Close, Cornwallis Road, Madden Place, Kennedy Drive, Dreyers Close, Frobisher Road, Cunningham Way, Blake Close, Hardy Close)

Saturday December 17

10am-4pm: Elliott’s Field Retail Park, Leicester Road

5pm start: Stretton and Wolston tour (Stretton: Meadow Close, Fosse Way, Brookside, Manor Drive, School Lane, Plott Lane, Orchard Way, Squires Road, Roberts Close, Hill Crescent, Croft Close; Wolston: Warwick Road, John Simpson Close, Chestnut Grove, Manor Estate, Main Street, Meadow Road, Priory Road)

Sunday December 18

10am-4pm: Tesco, Leicester Road

Tuesday December 20

6pm start: Shakespeare Gardens area tour (Shakespeare Gardens, Everest Road, Hilary Road, Ratcliffe Road, Wordsworth Road, Macauley Road, Southey Road, Rupert Brooke Road, Tennyson Avenue)

Wednesday December 21

6pm start: Admirals tour part 2 (Mulberry Road, Larch Close, Elder Close, Wychelm Close, Bilton Lane, Acorn Drive, Lawford Lane, Berry Banks Estate, Pear Tree Way)

Thursday December 22

6pm start: Abbots Farm tour (Abbotts Way, Linnell Road, Morson Crescent, McKinnell Crescent, Fleet Crescent, Kingsley Avenue, Millfields Avenue, Vere Road)

Friday December 23

10am-4pm: Sainsbury’s, Dunchurch Road

6pm start: Overslade tour (Buchannan Road, Wentworth Road, Saunton Road, Mellish Road, Elmore Road, Buchannan Road, Bracken Road, Ferndown Road, Hudson Road, Marlborough Road, Lytham Road, St Annes Road)

Saturday December 24 (Christmas Eve)

10am-4pm: Sainsbury’s, Dunchurch Road

5pm start: Rokeby tour (Kingsway, Montrose Road, Belmont Road, Anderson Avenue, Rosewood Avenue, St Andrews Crescent, Charlesfield Road, St Georges Avenue, Long Furlong, Orson Leys, Norton Leys, Dickens Road, Chaucer Road, Badby Leys, Fawsley Leys, Dunchurch Road)

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