Hundreds enjoy Whitnash’s Christmas lights switch-on

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Crowds gathered at the Plough and Harrow on Sunday (December 7) to watch the Whitnash Christmas lights switch-on.

Around 1,000 people attended the event, which included live bands, a raffle, charity stalls, a funfair and food stands.

There was also a magician and entertainer for the children, along with the chance to meet Father Christmas.

Simon Button, Whitnash Town Councillor and event organiser, said: “We are very grateful for Wolseley UK’s sponsorship and the help and hard work of our volunteers who run the event.

“We have about 8,000 residents in Whitnash and the annual lights switch on is a real community highlight which brings everyone 
together.”

Vanessa French, General Counsel, Wolseley UK said: “As a large, local employer, we are proud to support our community and we hope that everyone enjoys the lights this Christmas.”

Wolseley UK, which sponsored the event with a £1,000 donation, is part of Wolseley plc, the world’s number one distributor of heating and plumbing products and a leading supplier of builder’s products to the professional market.