The Friends of Hayes Meadow Santa Float will be touring the village again this year during the evenings of Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December 2020. We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone so we wanted to make sure that Christmas cheer was still spread throughout the village. Please keep an eye on the Friends Of Hayes Meadow Facebook Page and listen out for the Christmas tunes that will let you know Santa’s Float is near!

Come out to give Santa a wave but due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the float will be slightly different to previous years, as we will not be collecting money or giving out sweets.

On Saturday 12th we will visit the Hawkesyard Estate around 4.30pm and then move onto Handsacre starting from Hayes Meadow School on to Spode Avenue, Tuppenhurst Lane, Harvey Road, St Barbara’s Road, Poplars Road, Proctors Road, Uttoxeter Road, Linford Close, Waters Edge, Pinfold Drive, The Old Peculiar, Stables Court, Lichfield Road, Boxer Close, Rowan Drive, Chestnut Close, Hill Top Avenue, Handsacre Crescent, Warren Croft.

The float will stop at the end of Fair View before carrying on to Shropshire Brook Road and Manor Court Drive, stopping at the top of Millcroft Way before heading on to Foxleigh Meadows.

On Sunday 13th the float will leave the Village Hall at around 4.30pm and visit Armitage, including Shropshire Brook Road, Hazel Drive (stopping at the ends of cul-de-sacs), Peak Close (stopping at the end of Yew Close), Copse Drive (stopping at the end of Shelley Close), Meadow Way, Lakeside View, Wordsworth Close (stopping at the top of Elliot Close), stopping at the end of Chase View and Yeoman Way, Millmoor Avenue, stopping at the end of Pike Lane before heading down to Rectory Lane, stopping at the end of Rectory Gardens. On to Upper Lodge Road, Dawes Close, Chapel Road, Rugeley Road (stopping at Simpsons Close), New Road, Villiers Gardens, Far Lady Croft, Old Road and Ford Way.

Unfortunately the Santa Float is unable to drive into cul-de-sacs for safety reasons, so if you live on such a road, please listen out for the music as the Float will park up near the end of such roads for a few minutes for those who might wish to come down to see Father Christmas.

Please be aware this is subject to change in accordance with government guidance on Coronavirus restrictions etc and routes may also be subject to change so please keep checking the Friends of Hayes Meadow Facebook page for up-to-date information.