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Published on December 12th, 2012 | by Steph Clarke

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Santa Claus is coming to town…Rotary Santa returns to Wednesfield

Every year volunteers for the Rotary club bring Santa to the streets of Wednesfield making collections for charity and spreading a little Christmas cheer along the way and this year is no different. Below is a list of dates where Santa and his Rotary friends will be hitting the streets around our way.

Please bare in mind Santa and his helpers are volunteers, they can not get everywhere they’d like to in the limited time they have and while start and finish times are published we cannot say with any accuracy exact times for set streets. Most collections with the Sleigh commence at 6.00pm and end at about 8.00pm other vary see listings below BUT this is all dependent on road conditions, the way cars are parked allowing for access volunteers and whole array of other eventualities beyond their control….

TR –  Turn right
TL –  Turn left
SO – Straight Over 

Route 1 Thursday 13 December 2012

Start: Whitehouse Avenue
TR        Shardlow Road
TL         Rocester Avenue
TR        Overseal Road
TL         Shardlow Road
TL         Spondon Road
TR        Measham Way
TR        Springhill Road
TR        Wootton Avenue
TR        Duckhouse Road
TR        Wootton Avenue
TL        Ridge Lane
END

Route 2  Friday 14 December 2012.

Start:  Wimbourne Road
TL         Newbolds Road
SO         Kingsway Road into Newbolds Road
SO         D’Eyncourt Road into Carlton Avenue
TL         Mullett Road
TR        Mill Lane
TL         Poplar Avenue
TL         Willow Avenue
TR        Beechwood Avenue
TR        Poplar Avenue
TR        Mill Lane
TL         LongMill Avenue
TL         Long Mill North  return and enter Long Mill South
END

Route 3 Saturday 15 December 2012

Start:  Yale Drive
TR        Calvert Crescent
TL         Teasel Road
TR        Silverton Drive
TR        Eastern Gardens return Silverton Drive
TL         Waddens Brook Lane
TL         Ellards Drive
TL         Seaton Close  return to Ellards Drive TL
TL         Smallshire Close  return to Ellards Drive TL
Then Drive to Brackenwood Drive
TL         Longmoor Close  return Brakenwood Drive TL
SO         Brackenwood Drive
TR        Ferndown Gardens  return Brakenwood Drive
TL        Broad Lane South TL intoSouthfield Road
TL         Orwell Close return Southfield Road TL
TR        Hawthorne Road return Southfield Road TR
TR        Firsdale Road
TL         Rosalind Grove return Firsdale Road
TL         Silverton Way
TR        Redstone Drive
TR        Egmont Gardens return Redstone Drive TR
TL         Holberg Grove
TR        Silverton Way
TR        Lyndale Drive
TL         Hopton Crescent return Lyndale Drive TR
TR        Raymond Gardens return Lyndale Drive TR
TR        Westport Crescent
END

Route 4 Sunday 16 December 2012  (commences approx 2.00pm)

Start:   Olinthus Avenue
TR        Lichwood Road
TR        Olinthus Avenue
TR        Lich Avenue
TR        Olinthus Avenue
TR        Moathouse Lane East
TL         Wright Avenue
TL         Day Avenue
TR        Pritchard Avenue
TR        Davenport Road
TL         Wright Avenue
TL         Hyde Road
TR        Hylstone Crescent
Into Moat House Lane East finish at junction with Wright Avenue
END

Route 5 Sunday 16 December 2012   (commences approx 4.30pm)

Start:   Clanfield Avenue
TL         Clanfield Avenue into Fitzmaurice Road
TL         Gadsby Avenue
TL         Peacock Avenue
TR        Whiston Avenue
TL         Ecclestone Road
TL        Griffiths Drive
TR        Ashmore Avenue
END

Route 6 Monday 17 December 2012

 

Start: Coleman Avenue
TR        Perry Hall Road
TL         Lawrence Avenue
T Sharp right at Lawrence island
SO       Perry Hall Road into Haden Crescent
TR        Perry Hall Roa
SO       Stubby Lane into Ratcliffe Road
TL         Merrick Road
TR        Castlebridge Road
TR        Merrick Road
TR        Pool Road
TR        Wyrley Road
TR        Castlebridge Road
END

Route 7 Tuesday  18 December 2012

Start:   Victoria Road
TL         Graisley Lane
TL         Frederick Road
SO         Nordley Road into Woden Avenue
TR        Woden Crescent
TR        Woden Avenue
TR        School Road
TL         Vicarage Road
TL         Nordley Road
SO       Frederick Road/Woden Avenue
TL         West AvenueintoNorth Avenue
TR        East Avenue
BL        into South Avenue
TR        Graisley Lane
TR        Victoria Road
TL         Parkhouse Avenue/Highfield Crescent/The Grove.
END

Route 8 Thursday 20 December 2012

Start: Fairview Road
TL         Fairview Crescent
TL         Fairview Road
SO         D’Eyncourt Road into Sambrook Road
TL         Kingsway Road
TR        Wimbourne Road
TR        Cadman Crescent
SO       Kingsway Road into Cadman Crescent
SO       D’Eyncourt Road into Hatton Crescent
END

Route 9  Friday 21 December 2012

Start: Buttermere Drive
TL         Thirlmere Drive
TR        High Hill
TR        Wolverhampton Road
TL         Hill Street
TL         Hawthorn Road
TL         Brownshore Road
TL         Bognop Road
TL         Swynnerton Drive
Return Bognop Road/Brownshore Road
TL         Larchmere Drive
END

Static Collections

SAINSBURY’S – Friday 14 and Saturday 15 December.
HIGH STREET – Saturday 22 December.
PUBS – Friday 21 December

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