Santa's sleigh is on the way!

Santa Claus is coming to town - escorted by firefighters from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue!

Our much anticipated Santa’s Sleigh tour is back, and this year we’re hoping to raise more than ever for The Fire Fighters Charity.

The firefighters will be accompanying Santa on his visits around the county throughout the month of December, spreading Christmas cheer.

They will also be collecting donations for the Fire Fighters Charity, which provides support and therapy to injured firefighters and their families.

Santa will be with the firefighters assisting in the collection efforts in:


  • Walcott and Timberland from 1700hrs on Saturday, 14 December
  • Billinghay and Market Place from 1700hrs on Sunday, 15 December
  • Tattershall and North and South Kyme from 1700hrs on Monday, 16 December


  • Gonersby from 1800hrs on Monday, 9 December
  • Earlsfield from 1800hrs on Tuesday, 10 December
  • Princess Drive from 1800hrs on Wednesday. 11 December
  • Barrowby Gate from 1800hrs on Thursday, 12 December
  • Springfield from 1800hrs on Friday, 13 December


  • (Starting at 1800hrs each day)
  • Ermine East on Monday, 16 December
  • St Giles Estate on Tuesday, 17 December
  • Ermine West on Wednesday, 18 December
  • Tower Estate on Thursday, 19 December
  • Birchwood Estate on Friday, 20 December


  • 18 - 19 December, with Betsy the vintage fire appliance (times/locations to be confirmed)


  • Metheringham from 1600hrs on Sunday, 1 December
  • Martin, Digby and Scopwick villages from 163hrs on Sunday, 14 December
  • Ruskington from 1630hrs on Sunday, 15 December
  • Dunston, Potterhangworth, and Nocton villages from 1630hrs on Saturday, 21 December
  • Metheringham village from 1630hrs on Sunday, 22 December


  • Saxilby area from 1600hrs on Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 December. Monies raised to be split between The Fire Fighters Charity and Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

This year we’re hoping to raise £70k to celebrate The Fire Fighters Charity’s 70th birthday, so please come out and wave hello to Santa and the firefighters, and donate to a worthy cause. You can find out more about The Fire Fighters Charity on their website.

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Last updated: 24 December 2013

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