THE BIG SWITCH ON
Thursday, 17th November - 4pm to 6pm
The Piazza, Victoria Shopping Centre
The Harrogate at Christmas Group work throughout the
year to raise money for the Harrogate Christmas lights and to promote our
town to encourage residents to stay in Harrogate to shop
locally…celebrate locally… and encourage visitors to Harrogate to
support the local economy.
Harrogate at Christmas is a group of volunteers, no members of the Group are retailers or town centre property owners,
chaired by Councillor John Fox, who work to raise the money for the
Christmas lights to ensure that Harrogate sparkles at Christmas. Many
people believe that Harrogate Borough council pay and install the Christmas
lights but, unlike many other towns, they don’t. We need to raise at least
Simply put, without them there would be no Christmas lights –
how would that affect shoppers, businesses and our popularity?
In 2014 with the Tour de France Harrogate showed
the world why it is the jewel in the Yorkshire crown. This year we were
again voted the happiest place to live. So let’s decorate our town for a
great 2016 Christmas.
Harrogate Borough Council kindly match-fund up
to a maximum of £10,000, which means Harrogate at Christmas have to raise money first to receive
this critical backing! They also receive invaluable support from Stray FM, Ackrill Media Group, Harrogate College, CNG and Harrogate
of Commerce but we need your help!
If Harrogate is dear to you, or your business
relies either directly or indirectly on a busy Christmas period please
Click here to see
which businesses have supported this campaign in the past - and we hope will
do so again this year!.
For less than £1 per week there are many
benefits to enjoy, and you can feel justifiably proud in helping to ensure
that Harrogate can have a Big Switch On and stunning Christmas lights!
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or send an email to
treasurer@HarrogateAtChristmas.org for further information