Christmas tree festival on way

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Seventeen richly decorated trees will be displayed at St Michael’s Church Christmas Tree Festival, Burnley Road, Cornholme, on Saturday and Sunday, December 12 and 13.

Entry is £2 adults, children free. It is open from 11am to 4pm on the Saturday, with Father Christmas there only that day, from noon to 2.30pm (entry to his grotto is £2). On Sunday the festival runs from noon to 3pm and will be followed by a service of thanksgiving at 3.30pm. Refreshments - soup and roll or meat and potato pie and peas - will be available both days.