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Wyenot News - The weekly News Magazine for Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Issue No. 126 - 20th December 2006
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Santa Makes an Early Stop in Ross-on-Wye

A very warm welcome awaited Santa when he made a pre-Christmas visit to Ross-on-Wye on Saturday, 16th December. Many hundreds of children and their parents lined the streets to greet him as he arrived at Ross Market House, accompanied by Cat in a Hat, some of his helpers and the Carnival Princess, Paige Neville.

After the Mayor of Ross, Councillor Phil Cutter and his wife, Chris had given Santa an official greeting from the towns folk of Ross, Santa happily posed for a few photographs and chatted to many of the children who had turned out to see him.

The children are so good in Ross-on-Wye that Santa pays a visit to the town every year to give them an extra Christmas present. I am sure that all the children in the town would like to join me in saying a big thank you to Santa and the Christmas Carnival Committee of Elves, who work overtime just before Santa's busiest period of the year.

Two days before Santa's visit, The Christmas Carnival Committee of Elves went to the Larruperz Centre, where they helped Santa by packing 1,100 presents ready for him to give to the children of Ross-on-Wye.

More photos on page four . . .


Santa waves to the crowds of children as he arrives at Ross Market. Ref: DSC_1298

Carnival Princess, Paige Nevill and some of Santa's helpers. Ref: DSC_1289

Mayor and Mayoress Phil and Chris Cutter welcome Santa. Ref: DSC_1311

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Santa and Cat in a Hat. Ref: DSC_1176

Hannah and Nathan Brooks meet Santa. Ref: DSC_1313

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Town Crier, Mary Powell, Father Christmas, Wendy Howells and Jaime-Leigh Parry. Ref: DSC_1364

Santa and Cat in a Hat. Ref: DSC_1372

Christmas Lights Next Week

I am aware that I said I would try to cover the rest of the Christmas lights on houses this week but as you can see by the amount of photos in this week's issue of Wyenot News, I have been extremely busy. With this, that and the other, I did not get a moment spare to get out there.

I promise to try to cover them this week and will run them in next Wednesday's edition, 27th December.



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