Christmas lights costs did not exceed £10k grant limit

The money that paid for Sandbach to be lit up for Christmas remained within budget, despite claims that the costs far exceeded it.
The town council took over provision of the Christmas lights and switch-on event for the first time in 2019 after the former organisers, Elsie and Graham Alcock, decided to call it a day in August. 
A critical post about the lights was uploaded to social media on Saturday when Samantha Michelle said it was “sad to see all of the Christmas lights still up”.

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