TalkTalk gives cash boost to brighten up Christmas

EPWORTH has received a financial boost from TalkTalk, the home phone, broadband and mobile provider who supporting the town’s Christmas festivities this year.

The company is sponsoring the town’s festive lights. Other decorations include a 30 foot Christmas tree, sponsored by Isle-based North Lincs Property Holdings, and displays in the Market Place and High Street.

The official switch on of the lights takes place at 6.30pm tomorrow, Friday December 2, coinciding with a visit from Santa.

There will be entertainment, music and the Rotary Club’s tombola from 6pm in the Market Place.

A Victorian Market takes place at the Imperial Hall from midday until 7pm and folk trio Clarty Sough will play in the Methodist Church from 7.30pm. Gift shops and take-aways will also be open so there will be something for everyone.

Alongside the Christmas sponsorship, TalkTalk has invested £50,000 in technology to bring best value broadband offers to Epworth. TalkTalk is expanding its Next Generation Network in the area, which gives customers access to fast, reliable broadband services for all the family’s needs.

Martin Whittaker of the Epworth Christmas Lights Committee said: “In addition to the many donations from Epworth businesses, this year we have been lucky enough to have had major sponsorship from TalkTalk, the Festival of the Plough Committee and the Queen’s Head with North Lincs Property Holdings sponsoring the tree. It is thanks to the sponsorship and donations that Epworth can enjoy the cheerful Christmas Lights each year.”

Tristia Clarke, Commercial Director at TalkTalk said: “Investing in the local area allows us to bring our great value offers to even more families and we are proud to be supporting Epworth’s Christmas decorations. TalkTalk is literally making Epworth brighter place for everyone.”