Santa’s fundraising sleigh routes

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Santa is preparing to tour the area on his sleigh to collect money for good causes.

Stamford Kiwanis, Rutland Lions and Bourne and District Lions Club will accompany him on tours of Stamford, Bourne and Rutland.

Residents are encouraged to give him a wave and donate a few pennies to his charity collectors if you see him out and about.


Stamford Kiwanis will be at the following places with Santa from 6pm each day.

Today - Arran Road, Cedar Road, Oak Road and district; Monday - Belvoir Close, Laughton Drive, Banks Crescent and district.

Tuesday - Ketton; Wednesday - Green Lane, Churchill Road, Edinburgh Road and district; Thursday - Lincoln Road, Kesteven Road, Irnham Road and district; Friday, December 13 - Chatsworth Road, Waverley Gardens, Lambeth Walk and district.

Monday, December 16 - Ryhall; Tuesday, December 17 - Easton-on-the-Hill; Thursday, December 19, - Drift Avenue, Masterton Road, Rutland Road and district.

Friday, December 20 - Lonsdale Road, Sutherland Way, Highlands Way and district.


Bourne and District Lions Club will be with Santa at:

Today: Friday - Elsea Park Estate (south); Saturday - Sainsbury’s from 8am until 4pm; Monday - Morton west and Hanthorpe; Tuesday - Morton east; Wednesday - Beaufort Drive, Rochester Court, Foxley Court, Stretham Way, Hazelwood Drive, Hawthorne Road estate, Lodge Road, Broadlands Avenue, Broadway Close.

Thursday - Kingsway, Queens Road, Edinburgh Crescent, Harrington Street, Meadowgate, Manning Road, Recreation Road, George Street, Ancaster Road; Friday, December 13 - Abbey Road, Wendover Mews, Spalding Road, Delaine Close, Wakes Close, Cherryholt Road, Dorchester/Grovenor Avenue estate, Drummond Road, Heathcote Road, Abbots Close estate; Saturday, December 14 - Co op Food in the Burghley Centre) from 8am until 

Monday, December 16 - Stephenson Way, Northfields, Mill Drove, Mountbatten Avenue, Arnhem Way; Tuesday, December 17 - Beech Avenue, Fir Avenue, Woodlands Avenue, Poplar Crescent, Oak Crescent, Rowan Way, Sharpes Close, Cedar Drive, Ash Drove, Bramley Close, Orchard Close, Stanley Street, Carholme Close; Wednesday, December 18 - West Road, Churchill Avenue, Manor Lane, Harvey Close, Ostler Drive, Westwood Drive.

Thursday, December 19 - bus station, St Gilbert’s Road, Tarragon Way estate, Exeter Street, Woodview, Burghley Street, Marquis Court, Maple Gardens, Elm Terrace, Gladstone Street, Galletly Close, North Road.

Friday, December 20 - St Gilbert’s Road from Ermine Close, Akeman Close, Dere Close, Stone Close, Saxon Way, Watlin Close, Viking Close, Torfrida Drive, Mercia Gardens, Edwin Gardens, Leofric Avenue, Godiva Crescent, Kingsley Avenue, Westbourne Park, Pinewood Close.


The Lions Club of Rutland will be with Santa at Oakham’s late night shopping event on Monday, and at Tesco in Oakham on Friday, December 13.

Tours of Uppingham are on the following Sunday and Monday, and tours of 
Oakham on Tuesday, December 17.

There will also be further static displays at the Co-op in Oakham on Wednesday, December 18, and outside Furleys, in High Street, Oakham, on Saturday, December 21.