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Is Santa coming to a street near you?
Tuesday 10th November 2015 @ 13:11 by Becky Cahill

The sleigh has been in for its MOT and the reindeer are ready to go.

The Santa Special is all set to tour Glossopdale.

Father Christmas and his Glossop Mountain Rescue Team of helpers start the tour with a visit to Gamesley Festive Market on Thursday, November 26.

They will be there from 5.30pm to 8pm meeting children on the Winster Mews car park.

Two days later on Saturday, November 28, it promises to be another busy time, with a visit to Glossop’s Community Carol Singing and Christmas Lights Switch On.

Final details have still to be arranged.

After a couple of days rest Santa and his team will be hitting the streets on the annual early evening tour.

Here’s where he will be:

Tuesday, December 1: From  Hadfield Railway Station to The Moorlands, Malvern Rise, Platt Street, Post Street, Temple Street, Padfield Main Road, Brosscroft, Bankbottom, Waterside, The Croft, Peter Street, Goddard Lane, then New Road, Conduit Street, West Drive, Manchester Road and Old Road, Tintwistle.

Thursday, December 3:  Hadfield Station, to Railway Street, South Marlow Street, Queen Street, Stanyforth Street, Kiln Lane, Station Road, Bank Street, Chapel Lane, Ridings Road, Merseybank Road, Etherow Way, Watkin Avenue, Wharncliffe Close, Hadfield Road, Higher Barn Road, Green Lane, Newshaw Lane, Church Street.

Saturday, December 5: Glossop Garden Centre, 10am to 4pm.

Monday, December 7: Shaw Lane, Meadowfield Close, Shawfield Road, Oakfield Road, Thorncliffe Road, Green Lane, Lower Barn Road, Spring Tavern Estate.

Wednesday, December 9: Turnlee Drive, Turnlee Road, Woodlea Road, Moorside Close, High Meadows, Brooklands Drive, Howards Meadow, Earls Way, Overdale Drive, Primrose Lane, Brookside, Longclough Drive, Primrose Lane, A57 High Street West, Shrewsbury Street, Surrey Street, Edward Street.

Friday, December 11: Simmondley Lane, Foxlea, Brockholes, Valley Road, Hunters Lane, Green Lane, Greenbank, Meadowbank, Storth Meadow Road, Simmondley New Road, Pennine Road, Longmoor Road, Werneth Road, Bowland Road.

Tuesday, December 15: North Road, Spire Hollin, Dinting Road, Heath Road, Talbot Road, Fauvel Road, Howard Street, Charles Street, Fitzalan Street, Norfolk Street, Lord Street, Hall Meadow Road, Church Street, Manor Park Road, High Street East.

Thursday, December 17: Victoria Street, Hollin Cross Lane, Hadfield Street, Summer Street, Shaw Street, S Marys Road, Mount Street, Princess Street,Pikes Lane, Queen Street, Sunlaws Street, Tredcroft Street, John Street, Duke Street, Hadfield Place, Charlestown Road, Whitfield Avenue, Whitfield Cross, Gladstone Street, Wood Street, Kershaw Street, King Street.

Saturday, December 19: Norfolk Square, 10am to 4pm.

Tuesday, December 22: Sheffield Road, Queen’s Drive, Shirebrook Park.

By David Jones