Santa set for festive tour

South Holland Rotary Club Santa with collectors Ian Smee and Pat Luckett in Spalding Market Place last year. Photo:  SG111212-128TW
South Holland Rotary Club Santa with collectors Ian Smee and Pat Luckett in Spalding Market Place last year. Photo: SG111212-128TW
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Now is the time of the year that Santa is preparing his sleigh for the journeys he will be making with the Rotary club of South Holland and other organisations around the streets of Spalding and trying to visit as many homes as possible during December.

The first outing for Santa and the sleigh will be this Sunday when he will be in Spalding town centre for the switch-on of the Christmas lights.

Then he will be taking the opportunity to put his feet up for a few days before his festive itinerary gets underway for real.

On Monday, December 2, he will start his Christmas tour in Rutland Close, Willow Walk, Marine Road, Albert Street, Commercial Road, Barge Close, Willesby Road, Albion Street, West Elloe Avenue, Meadow Close, Oakleigh Drive, Greenrigg Gardens, Banbury Close, Ladywood Road, Pennine Way, Chiltern Drive, Pennyhill Close, Malvern Avenue, Malvern Close, Roman Bank, Crown Drive, Harvey’s Close.

Tuesday, December 3 – Broadway area, Meadow Way, Honeysuckle Way, Jasmine Court, Westside, Delacourt Green, Astor Place, Ambassador Walk, Gershwin Lane, Aldwych Gardens, Kimblewick Lane, Shearers Drive, Farrier Way, Clydesdale, Crescent, Percheron Drive, Percheron Drive, Horse Fayre Fields, Horseshoe Road, Saddlers Mead, Lavender Drive, Primrose Way, Buttercup Close, Monk’s House Lane, Monk’s House Court.

Wednesday, December 4 – Park Road, Patriot Close, Truro Way, Jubilee Close, Britannia Gardens, Railway Close, Parkside Crescent, Speyer Avenue, Sezanne Walk, Park Close, Park Avenue, Cathedral Drive, Cavendish Way, Bentinck Close, Clumber Drive, Woolram Wygate, Smithdale Close, St Anne’s Way, St Anne’s Close, Cathedral Drive, Arnhem Drive, Park Avenue.

Thursday, December 5 – Fairview Way, Vernatts Green, Fairfield Close, Lilburn Drive, Baxters Gardens, Daniels Reach, Miles Bank, Chaldean Way, Lilburn Drive, Daniels Gate, Jacobs Court, The Grove, Farthingales, Brendan Walk, Mendip Close, Woolram Wygate, Clover Way, Lucerne Close, Campion Close, Angelica Drive, Foxglove Court, Chamomile Way, Cornflower Close, Cornflower Way, Larkspur Way, Hayfields, Heather Court, Bramble Grange, Wygate Meadows, Nursery Way, Dove Court, Tointon Close, Welbeck Drive, Berkeley Court, Wygate Road.

Saturday, December 7 – Bourne Road, Abbots Way, Hannam Boulevard, Ellen Crescent, Sheila Crescent, Corrine Grove, Pilgrims Way, Canterbury Close, Chaucers Way, Meadowgate Lane, Dowgate Close, Carrington Road, Carrington Close, Sunflower Close, Quaker Lane, Mansell Close, Bourne Road, Winsover Road, Hereward Road, Edward Road, Wygate Road.

Santa and his helpers will have a rest on Sunday, December 8.

Monday, December 9 – Aintree Drive, Sandown Close, Ascot Close, Kempton Close, Chepstow Close, Cradge Bank, The Ramper, Spalding Common, Goodfellows Road, Race Ground, Sycamores, Mayfair Drive, Little London, Campbells Close, Manor Close, Westminster Drive, Carlton Close, Hawthorn Bank, St Andrews Road, Wentworth Close, Birkdale Close, Carnoustie Crescent, Sunningdale Avenue, Muirfield Close, Holborn Road, Belgrave Road, Tavistock Road, Euston Avenue, Kensington Drive, Belvedere Close.

Tuesday, December 10 – Beechfield Gardens, Holland Road, Church Mews, Cley Hall Drive, Cley Hall Gardens, Link Way, Halmergate, Halmer Gardens, Neville Avenue, Avebury Gardens, Low Road, Juniper Crescent, Pine Court, Ash Close, Lowfield Avenue, Helmsley Way, Ingelby Court, Rainton Court, Cleveland Court, Kirby Court, Albert Street, Maple Grove.

Wednesday, December 11 – Alexandra Road, Ayscough Avenue, Johnson Avenue, Lime Court, Riverside Park, Mallard Close, Heron Way, Kingfisher Court, Swan Close, Swift Court, Windsor Drive, Sandringham Walk, Edinburgh Drive, Holyrood Walk, Clarence Gardens, Balmoral Avenue, Marlborough Avenue, Windsor Drive, St James Way, Churchill Drive, Cowbit Road, Westbourne Gardens.

On Thursday, December 12 – Lancelot Way, St John’s Drive, Bellfield Close, Beechams Mews, Pulman Court, Apeldorn Gardens, Victory Court, Stables Court, Ambleside Drive, Hawthorn Bank, Parkway, Hoekman Way, Floriade Close, Hoekman Drive, Parkway, Aalsmeer Rise, Limburg Drive, Heren Place, Breda Court, Haarlem Court, Rembrandt Way, The Wyke, The Wende, Amstel Close, Amsterdam Gardens, Leiden Fields, Hawthorn Bank, Daffodil Close, May Blossom Walk, Horseshoe Road, Delft Court, Hague Court, Van Gough Drive.

Friday, December 13 – Pennygate, Abbots Crescent, Woodrow Place, West Parade, Thistle Gardens, Tollgate, Sherwood Drive, Beck Road, Fern Drive, Rowan Way, Gorse Way, Rose Leigh Way, Flinders Way, Beckett Drive, Fleur Drive, Tulip Walk.

Saturday, December 14 – During the day Santa and his helpers will be parked in Hall Place in the town centre. In the evening visiting Love Lane, Exeter Drive, Grange Drive, Stonegate, Oak Court, Matmore Gate, Mulberry Way, Morus Close, Finlay Close, Birch Grove, Thornton Road, Heathfield Avenue, Woodfield Close, Matmore Close, Cameron Drive, Claylake, Peck’s Drove West, Hutton Close, Viking Way, Saxon Close.

Santa and his helpers will have a rest on Sunday, December 15.

Monday, December 16 – Priory Road, Spring Street, Spring Gardens, St Thomas’ Road, Regent Street, South Parade, Beaufort Drive, Thompson Close, Havelock Street, Green Lane, Knipe Avenue, Cross Street, Henrietta Street, St Thomas’s Road, Gamlyn Close, Water Lane, Rivergate, Welland Close, Cygnet Court, Britton Court, Magellan Way, Grosvenor Court, Mallory Drive, Hudson Road, Shackleton Close, Columbus Close, Armstrong Road, Raleigh Court, Cook Drive, Livingstone Drive, Henson Close, Drake Close, Franklin Drive, Hilary Close, Burton Road, Tasman Close, Dias Close, Aldrin Close, Bruce Close, Cortez Close, Macarthur Court, Piccard Drive, Bonnington Court, Palin Court, Mitchell Drive, Lewis Court, Giles Road, London Road, Little London.

Tuesday, December 17 – Santa and his helpers will be parked at Hall Place in the centre of town.

Wednesday, December 18 – Santa and his helpers will be outside Sainsbury’s before setting out in the evening to visit Meadway, The Chantry, Glebe Close, Monk’s Walk, Monk’s House Lane, Derwent Way, Eider Grove, Roeburn Way, Frome Way, Nile Drive, Perry Close, Sorrell Drive, Shire Avenue, Westerly Avenue, Law Court, Riverside, Wedgewood Drive, Galway Close.

Thursday, December 19 – Santa will be with his helpers outside Sainsbury’s store.

Friday, December 20 – December Santa and his helpers will visit Wygate Park, Mariette Way, Claudette Way, Claudette Avenue, Georgette Gardens, Grevel Close, Nicolette Way, Annette Close, Paulette Court, Lucetta Gardens, Saltern Drive, Sharman Way, Julia’s Mead, Charlotte Way, Estella Way, Avignon Road, Harlequin Drive, Hobsons Green, St Nicholas Way, Belisana Road, Snowdrop Place, Maytime Close, Wintergold Avenue, Belcanto Court, Akita Close, Algers Walk.

Saturday, December 21 – December Santa will be with his sleigh and reindeer in Hall Place in the Town Centre before making his way to Chestnut Avenue, Marine Drive, Linden Court, Rowan Avenue, Acacia Avenue, Chestnut Avenue, Redthorn Close, Beech Avenue, St Paul’s Road, Cherry Tree Grove, Laburnum Grove, Queen’s Road, Royce Road, Coronation Close, Atton Avenue, Queens Avenue, Cook Way, Banks Avenue, Fulney Avenue, Acklam Avenue, Dawson Avenue, Queens Road, Thames Road, Severn Road, Medlock Crescent, Telford Court, Halmer Paddock, Culpins Close.

Sunday, December 22 – Santa will be with his helpers outside Morrisons store.

Monday, December 23 – Santa, sleigh, reindeer and helpers will again be outside Morrisons store.

Tuesday, December 24 – Santa and his sleigh will be at Hall Place.