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Santas Sleigh Lorry

A Memory of Ashford

Does anyone remember the lorry that used to tour Ashford in December, that was decorated as Santa's sleigh? Santa used to sit on it and they used to collect money for charity - any pictures?

A memory shared by Scott Lepine , on Aug 25th, 2012.

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Mon Jun 20th 2016, at 8:02 am

rkab commented:

No photos (unfortunately), but the lorry (along with others) were usually supplied by Faggs Fleet in Whitfield Road, owned by Joe Fagg, an infamous Ashfordian who always took part and supported a great number of charities in Ashford over decades. My mum went to school with Joe Fagg and knew him well and I spent many an hour or two in 'Faggies Yard' during school holidays seeking out the odd bit of wood so we could make carts out of old pram wheels or other bits and pieces to amuse ourselves during those long summer holidays.

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