Town has a ‘real buzz’ thanks to festive market and fun run

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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The streets of Watton celebrated the beginning of the countdown to Christmas with a festive market and fun run.

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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On Sunday, November 25, the town's High Street was transformed into a festive market, with stalls filling the street from the fun fair near the Town Hall to the Country Market and Lings display outside the Watton Christian Community Centre.

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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Beryl Bunning, town councillor and market organiser, said: 'I think this was one of our best! I am so pleased with the turn out of people from the town and it's great to have support from businesses around Watton.

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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'Thanks to everyone who makes this possible from the stall holders to our volunteers and Councillors, it's a real team effort.'

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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Music from the Norwich Pipe Band and TS Fearless Cadets provided the musical background with more than 40 runners and walkers taking part in the fun run.

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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Michal Wegrzyn came home first in 17 minutes, with Sam Thomas the first woman and the Sayers family picking up the best fancy dress prize.

Watton Christmas Light Switch On 2018. Picture: Sue Dent

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Town mayor Tina Kiddell said: 'It is great to see everyone out enjoying the day and the town had a real buzz about it.'

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