Join the fun at Blacon Christmas lights switch-on

29 November 2019

The Sheriff of Chester will be the guest of honour at this year’s Blacon Christmas Lights Switch-On.

The event is taking place on Thursday 5 December, with the Sheriff, Cllr Gill Watson, joining staff from Avenue Services to switch on the lights in Western Avenue at 4.45pm.

The lights in the Parade will then be turned on at 5pm, with residents invited to head over to the Christmas tree outside the Parade Enterprise Centre and enjoy some festive refreshments.

Paul Knight, Head of Avenue Services, said: “There’s always a wonderful festive atmosphere at our lights switch-on and we’re delighted that the Sheriff of Chester will be joining us to help get the countdown to Christmas in Blacon officially underway.”

Cllr Watson commented: “It will be an honour and a pleasure to turn on the Christmas lights in Blacon to mark the beginning of festivities. I am very much looking forward to the event.”

For further details about the Blacon Lights Switch-On, call 0300 123 1741 or email

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