Switch On To Christmas
Christmas lights are being switched on in town centres across Sefton during the days ahead.
Following a successful Christmas lights switch on in Southport at the weekend, events will be taking place in numerous village and town centres throughout Sefton, with a range of festive fun for all the family.
The events are delivered through a partnership between business communities, local residents, voluntary and charity organisations, and Sefton Council.
Funding is secured through the private, voluntary and public sector to encourage people to shop local in the run up to Christmas.
The locations and times of the Christmas lights switch ons are listed below:
• Churchtown – Wednesday, Nov 23, 7.00pm
• Thornton – Wednesday, Nov 23, 6.00pm
• Kirkstone Park (Litherland) – Thursday, Nov 24, 5.00pm
• Crosby – Saturday, Nov 26, 7.00pm
• Formby – Sunday, Nov 27, 5.00pm
• Hightown – Wednesday, Nov 30, 6.00pm
• Waterloo – Thursday, Dec 1, 5.00pm
• Maghull – Friday, Dec 2, 6.30pm
• Seaforth – Saturday, Dec 3, 4.45pm
Cllr Trish Hardy, Cabinet Member Communities and Housing, said: “Christmas lights switch-ons always prove to be popular events and are a great opportunity for local people and families to get into the festive spirit.
“We hope plenty of people will come out and support their local traders in the run up to Christmas and shop local, and we are very grateful for the hard work and community spirit which goes into these important events.”