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£1,000 boost for Newtown's Christmas lights

Created on 25/06/2017 @ 07:59
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Newtown's Christmas lights have received a boost after the town came second in a national competition, winning £1,000.

The town entered the Revive and Thrive Christmas Lights competition which saw towns from across the UK competing for £10,000 worth of Christmas lights. Newtown came second after Ebbw Vale in the Welsh finals section of the competition held at Blackpool.

Newtown Town Council officer, Zak Howard, presented to a panel of judges at the competition.

The town council received £1,000 towards its Christmas lights.

Montgomeryshire MP, Glyn Davies, congratulated the town for doing well in the competition. "Well done Newtown," he said.

Photo: Zak Howard of Newtown Town Council at the competition presenting to judges


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