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Free Parking Ahead Of Festive Events

Hamblin Road car park - photo: Rob Purvis, geograph.org

There's going to be free parking at events in Suffolk in the run-up to Christmas.

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils have announced the move to support festive events in their areas.

In a joint comment, Cllr Carol Poulter, Suffolk Coastal's Cabinet Member for Green Environment and Cllr Graham Catchpole, Waveney's Cabinet Member for Operational Partnerships, said: "We're pleased that we can continue to support our local towns by offering free use of our car parks in the run up to Christmas.

"We are very fortunate to live in an area which boasts unique shopping opportunities and Christmas is an extra special time for our towns with many events taking place.

"We hope the boost of free parking will encourage more people to visit our towns, enjoy the festivities and support our local businesses."
 

The full list is:

Felixstowe    
Saturday 1 December    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Light Switch On and Craft Fayre 
Saturday 22 December    4 - 6 pm     Christmas Shopping and Ice Rink

Saxmundham    
Friday 7 December    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Light Switch On and Christmas Event
Saturday 22 December    11 am - 1 pm     Christmas Shopping

Woodbridge (Hamblin Road car parks only)
Thursday 29 November    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Shopping
Sunday 2 December    10 am - 12 pm    Christmas Street Fair

Beccles    
Friday 30 November    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Light Switch On and Christmas Event
Saturday 8 December    12 - 6 pm    Christmas Shopping - Sponsored by Beccles Business and Tourist Association (BBTA)
Saturday 15 December    12 - 6 pm    Christmas Shopping - Sponsored by BBTA
Saturday 22 December    12 - 4 pm    Christmas Shopping - Sponsored by BBTA (see below, parking continues until 6 pm)
Saturday 22 December    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Shopping

Bungay    
Saturday 15 December    11 am - 1 pm    Christmas Shopping
Saturday 22 December    11 am - 1 pm    Christmas Shopping

Halesworth    
Saturday 22 December    10 am - 12 pm    Christmas Shopping

Lowestoft    
Saturday 1 December    4 - 6 pm    Christmas Light Switch On and Christmas Event
Saturday 22 December    11 am - 1 pm    Christmas Shopping

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