The Tameside Rotary Club Santa Float is a great tradition and very exciting for children, with the Christmas Music, the knock on the door, the flashing float, popping some change in the bucket and a glimpse at the special man himself. This year is no exception and the various Rotrary Clubs of Tameside Christmas Sleigh will be taking to the streets of Tameside from 2nd December to 22nd December. See below for the details of the routes.
The Sleigh will start it’s journey at approximately 18.30 and finish at approximately 21.00. For details of the Rotary club see here.
Street collections run from 6:30pm to 9pm:
Thursday 4th December – Dukinfield – Lord Street, Fir Tree
Friday 5th December – Stalybridge – Carrbrook
Monday 8th December – Dukinfield – Poets Corner
Tuesday 9th December – Stalybridge – Estates off Huddersfield Road
Wednesday 10th December – Dukinfield – Richmond Park
Thursday 11th December – Dukinfield – King Street
Friday 12th December – Stalybridge – Mottram Rise
Monday 15th December – Dukinfield – The Royals
Tuesday 16th December – Stalybridge – Motrram Old Road, Lower
Wednesday 17th December – Stalybridge – Mottram Old Road, Upper
Thursday 18th December – Mossley
Friday 19th December – Stalybridge – Ridge Hill Lane
Saturday 20th December – Tesco, Stalybridge (10am to 6pm)
Sunday 21st December – Tesco, Stalybridge (10am to 6pm)
The Rotary Club of Hyde Christmas Sleigh with Father Christmas on board will be making its annual visits to locations around Hyde. Unless a time is stated below The Sleigh will start it’s journey at approximately 18.30 and finish at 20.30. For more details see here.
Monday 8th December – Vimura Newton –Ferndale Links, Queens Drive
Tuesday 9th December – James North Meet 6.15 Meet Hyde Leisure Pool Walker Lane SK14 5PL (Walker Lane,Grange Road, Mansfield Road, James Drive Estate, Higher Henry Street)
Wednesday 10th December –Godley Hyde, High Street, Carlton Road, Sheffield Road, Barmhouse Estate
Thursday 11th December – Newton Hyde, Talbot Road, Bradley Green Road, Harbour Farm Road, Hickenfield Road, St Mary’s Road
Friday 12th December – Gee Cross Hyde, King George Road, Grovenor Road, Foxholes Road, Freshfield Avenue, Fawley Avenue
Saturday 13th December –Asda Hyde 10.00am until 4.00pm
Monday 15th December –Newton Hyde, Barnfield Road, Hillary Road, Everest Road, Harris Drive, Welsh Road, Danby Road
Wednesday 17th December – Gee Cross Hyde, King Edward Road, Gloucester Road, Knott Lane, Waverley Road, Sandringham Road, Windsor Road
Thursday 18th December –Hattersley Hyde, Hattersley Road East, Camborne Road, Wardle Brook Ave, Hattersley Road East, Windsor Road
Saturday 20th December – Tesco Hattersley 10.00am until 3.00pm
The following is a rough guide of the route that Santa will follow and will include adjacent streets. Unless stated otherwise Santa will start his journeys at 18.15
Monday 1st December – HAUGHTON GREEN SOUTH (Start Sunningdale Rd)
Tuesday 2nd December – AUDENSHAW, CLARENDON RD/ KING’S RD (Booth Rd)
Wednesday 3rd December – TOWN LANE (St Lawrences Church)
Thursday 4THDecember – ST. ANNE’S ESTATE (St. Anne’s Church).
Monday 8th December – HAUGHTON GREEN NORTH (Gibraltar Lane)
Tuesday 9th December – ROKER PARK, CORPORATION RD, (Woodbridge Ave)
Thursday 11th December – WHITTLES FARM EXTATE (Prince Edward Ave)
Monday 15th December – DANE BANK EAST ( Hulme Rd, M/cr Rd end)
Tuesday 16th December – DANE BANK WEST ( Hulme Rd, near shops)
The following is an approximate guide of the route that Father Christmas will follow and will include adjacent streets. Santa will try to get to all the streets around these routes but variations can occur with adverse weather and number of Santa’s Helpers. Evening routes will be visited between 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Monday 8th December – OL7 9ND Top Dog Springwood Way Camberwell and streets off, Downshaw, Beech Mount, Store, Ney and Anglesey.
Tuesday 9th December – OL6 8QN Old Ball Inn Broadoak, Timperley, Hartshead, Gambrel, Waterloo, Lyndhurst, Wilshaw, Vacarage and Cranbourne.
Wednesday 10th December – OL6 8LW Turner Lane / Lordsfield , Lordsfield, Cranbourne, Elgin, Oldham, Taunton, Bettermere, Knowle and Taunton.
Thursday 11th December – OL6 9AU Junction Inn, Mossley Rd Gorsey Lane, Ashbourne, Hazlehurst, Gorsey, Rose Hill, Mossley Rd, Ladysmith and Old Rd.
Friday 12th December – OL6 8JT Oddfellows Arms Kings Rd, Curzon, Whiteacre, Queens, Palace, Leech, Hadfield, Queen’s, King’s, Alderley, Ceder, Board and Hilton.
Tuesday 16th December – OL6 8DE St. Albans / Lees Rd Most of Hartshead Estate finishing behind Peggs.
Wednesday 17th December – OL6 6PA Abacus Nursery, Neal Ave. Beaufort, Derby, Montague, Hutton, Arundel, Darnton, Mellor, Cockbrook and Currier.
Thursday 18th December – OL6 9EP Weymouth Rd / Kings Rd. Kenworthy, Hampson, St. Christophers, Gorsey, School Ave, Broadoak, Greenwood, Coronation, Smallshaw, Connery, Sheard and Rowley.
Friday 19th December – OL6 8JS Ladbrook / Smallshaw Carlton, Sycamore, Miller, Henrietta, Elizabeth, Lees, Union, Beauchamp, Canterbury, St. James St. area, Union and Pot Hill.
Saturdays 6th, 13th & 20th December – Santa will be between Ladysmith Precinct and Arcades from about 09:30 until about 16:00
Saturdays 14th December – Santa will be at ASDA from about 09:30 until about 16:00
PLEASE NOTE – Santa will try to get to all the streets around these routes but variations can occur with adverse weather and number of Santa’s Helpers – Sleigh visits are subject to weather condition on the day or night.
The Rotary Clubs are always in need of new volunteers, if you think you could spare a couple of hours a week see here.