Funding approved for new Christmas lights in Wooler

Funding has been approved for new Christmas lights in Wooler.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 13th July 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Saturday, 13th July 2019, 7:00 am
Crowds gather for the switch-on of Wooler's 2018 Christmas Lights
 Picture by Jane Coltman
Crowds gather for the switch-on of Wooler's 2018 Christmas Lights Picture by Jane Coltman

Parish councillors are keen to extend the display along South Road to entice more passers-by into the town centre.

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The council has approved spending £1,120 on 24 sets of lights and a new power points box.

Inquiries are also to be made about restoring lighting on the top of the church. There is a cable to the old floodlights but they have not worked for years.