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cam
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Southwick Green Christmas Lights

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Southwick Green Christmas Lights

Things look good on Southwick Green with the Christmas lights all working, they certainly brighten the place up.
I drove past there last night and they set an example in my opinion.
In contrast, I drove through Pallion and they have a few festive boards but that's about it :?
Looks like Pallion has a village theme.
I haven't seen the City Centre lights yet but I think they focus on Keel Square.
Just wondering if there are any other decent festive lights about in Sunderland?


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Re: Southwick Green Christmas Lights

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Pallion has little soldiers attached to the pavement posts I think, well that's what my impression was.



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Southwick looks good but if they added a few more lights it would be fantastic. Pallion is a little drab in comparison but then again the Green has more scope for Christmas lights. I think the council could make these places a great place for the kids to visit. Money is tight but this is for the kids.



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I like the sign posts in Pallion.
Actually, since Pallion has a main road going right through it, they done a decent job.



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Re: Southwick Green Christmas Lights

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Crawford wrote:
29 Nov 2017, 17:10
I like the sign posts in Pallion.
Actually, since Pallion has a main road going right through it, they done a decent job.
Yeah, maybe I was being a bit too hard on Pallion :lol:


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There's no tree or lights in Millfield :(


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Not seen Southwick or Pallion but the town lights are on.



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Aye Southwick Green looks nice but I remember the Christmas tree being far bigger, or is it me just being an old git :lol:



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Sunderland certainly loves its lights :P



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Re: Southwick Green Christmas Lights

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Fulwell has a decent showing but not enough lights, especially the tiny things on the lampposts that may as well not be there :lol:
There's a canny display which seems to be like water flowing down but I never had a close look at it.
Also, the university on Chester Road looks decent.
Sunderland City Centre should really have more in Fawcett Street etc.
All in all I can't complain too much about the lights.



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