Say hello to Santa in Stamford, Rutland and Deepings

Stamford and District Kiwanis with Father Christmas on their tour of the town. From left, Lesley Foulkes, Steve Marsh, Bryan Russell, Lee Nicholls of Cummins Generator Technologies, Jan Addison and Andy Totten
Stamford and District Kiwanis with Father Christmas on their tour of the town. From left, Lesley Foulkes, Steve Marsh, Bryan Russell, Lee Nicholls of Cummins Generator Technologies, Jan Addison and Andy Totten

Father Christmas is preparing his sleigh for his annual tour of the area.

Santa will join Stamford Kiwanis at the Christmas lights switch on in Red Lion Square on Sunday.

He will then begin a nightly tour of Stamford, which will begin at 6pm. Santa’s tour dates are as follows:

Monday, December 1: Perth Road, Caithness Road, Dickens Drive.

Tuesday, December 2: Fitzwilliam Road, Cambridge Road, Elizabeth Road.

Thursday, December 4: Rutland Heights.

Friday, December 5: Arran Road, Cedar Road, Oak Road

Monday, December 8: Belvoir Close, Laughton Drive, Banks Crescent.

Tuesday, December 9: Ketton.

Wednesday, December 10: Green Lane, Churchill Road, Edinburgh Road.

Thursday, December 11: Lincoln Road, Kesteven Road, Irnham Road.

Friday, December 12: Chatsworth Road, Waverley Gardens, Lambeth Walk.

Monday, December 15: Ryhall.

Tuesday, December 16: Easton-on-the-Hill.

Thursday, December 18: Rutland Road, Masterton Road, Drift Road.

Friday, December 19: Lonsdale Road, Sutherland Way, Highlands Way.

Members of the Kiwanis will accompany Santa and collect money to support local causes.

Santa will also join Rutland Lions, starting in Uppingham on Sunday, December 14, where he will visit The Beaches. The Quadrant, Ash Close, Brook Close and Hornbeam Lane.

His route will then be as follows:

Monday, December 15: Lime Tree Ave, Queens Road, Branston Road, Firs Avenue, Stockerston Road.

Tuesday, December 16: Oakham - Schofield Rd, Foxfield Way, Springfield Way, Kilburn End.

Wednesday, December 17, Co-Op, Oakham, from 3pm to 5.30pm, then Leighfield Park.

Thursday, December 18: Ashwell Road, Barmstedt Drive, Heron Road, Kestral Road, Nightingale Way, Burley Road, Queens Road, Woodland View, Vicarage Road.

Friday, December 19: Tesco, Oakham from 3pm to 5.30pm.

Saturday, December 20: Furleys, Market Place, Oakham from 9am to 1pm.

Sunday , December 21: Graffam Drive, Cold Overton Road, Kings Road, Westfield Ave, Parkfield Road, Hill Top Road, Redland Road, Mendip Road, Hectors Way.

Monday, December 22: Alsthorpe Road, Sculthorpe Close, Edmonton Way, Stamford Road.

Tuesday, December 23: Lonsdale Way, Digby Drive, Churchill Road, Glebe Way, Braunston Road, Harrington Way, Grampian Way,

Christmas Eve: Balmoral Road, Derwent Drive, Nene Crescent, Welland Way, Irwell Close, Trent Road, Tyne Road, Brook Road.

And Father Christmas will continue his busy schedule by joining Deeping Lions on a tour around the Deepings and surrounding villages.

His programme is as follows, from 6pm to 9pm each evening and including surrounding streets:

Monday, December 1: Peakirk.

Tuesday, December 2: Glinton.

Wednesday, December 3: Northborough.

Thursday, December 4: Deeping Gate, Suttons Lane.

Friday, December 5: Church Street, Bridge Street, New Row.

Monday, December 8: Baston.

Tuesday, December 9: Broadgate Lane and Eastgate.

Wednesday, December 10: Frognall, Spalding Road, Horsegate.

Thursday, December 11: Church Street, Halfleet, John Eve Way.

Friday, December 12: Lancaster Way and The Brambles.

Monday, December 15: Linchfield, Burchnall and Thackers Way east.

Tuesday, December 16: Langtoft west.

Wednesday, December 17: Langtoft east.

Thursday, December 18: Godsey Lane, Lady Margaret;s Avenue.

Friday, December 19: Meadow Road, Thackers Way west.

Monday, December 22: Tattershall, Meadway, The Avenue.

Tuesday, December 23: West Deeping and Tallington.