Photo of Terry James.

Community in shock as organiser of charity Christmas lights passes away

Hundreds of people from across the Stokes and further afield have expressed shock and sadness at the news that Terry James, joint host of the famous Watch Elm Close charity Christmas lights, has died. Together with partner Mike Checkley, Terry had helped raise thousands of pounds for charities, most recently St Peter’s Hospice, through collections made at their extravagant Christmas

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Christmas Lights Switch-on Event at the Willow Brook Centre in 2014.

Firework spectacular to round off Willow Brook Christmas lights switch-on event

New Friday evening spot for popular festive function. The official start of Christmas festivities at Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre will be celebrated with a spectacular firework display on Friday 16th November. This year’s seasonal lights switch-on is set to be nothing short of sensational, with live music from Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) finalists, fire jugglers and more. The

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