Southport fail to secure Coca-Cola truck tour visit this Christmas November 5th, 2016 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments Southport fail to secure Coca-Cola truck tour visit this Christmas Southport will again miss out Coca-Cola’s massive annual Christmas truck attraction over the festive period. Resident Garry Burgess said: “I am not surprised at all. Coco-Cola have more than likely heard of the over-zealous, officious bonus-chasing and target-lead parking enforcement teams and the extortionate parking prices”. On a more positive note Southport’s Christmas Lights Switch On will take place on Lord Street on Saturday 19th November. The Southport BID is hosting a switch on with live music, all hosted by out of town radio station Smooth Radio FM despite Southport having three stations, Mighty Radio, Coast Radio, Sandgrounder. And go go go! The Truck Tour dates have been released! Visit https://t.co/QEiGrJ2hTj to see when it will be coming to you #HolidaysAreComingpic.twitter.com/F85n5Ewjbq — Coca-Cola GB (@CocaCola_GB) November 4, 2016 “Coca-Cola is synonymous with the Christmas season and it’s no secret that our much-loved Christmas Truck Tour marks the unofficial countdown to Christmas,” said Aedamar Howlett, marketing director for Coca-Cola Great Britain. “We can’t wait to reveal this year’s route and start spreading holiday cheer across the UK.” The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour finishes on 23rd December. Meanwhile, look out for our ‘Holidays are Coming’ advert on TV this November, along with our new ad ‘A Coke for Christmas’, which airs the following month. Dates and locations Bishops Square, London – 17th Nov Glasgow – 18th Nov Ayr – 19th Nov Dundee – 20th Nov Carlisle – 22nd Nov Yeovil – 22nd Nov Exeter – 23rd Nov Newcastle upon Tyne – 23rd Nov Cardiff – 24th Nov Sunderland – 24th Nov Bristol – 25th Nov Leeds – 25th Nov Scarborough – 26th Nov Swindon – 26th Nov Bradford – 27th Nov Milton Keynes – 27th Nov Bournemouth – 29th Nov Wrexham – 29th Nov Southampton – 30th Nov Watford – 1st Dec Manchester – 1st Dec Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester – 2nd Dec Lancaster – 3rd Dec Liverpool – 4th Dec The O2 Greenwich, London – 3rd Dec The O2 Greenwich, London – 4th Dec Baldock – 6th Dec St Helens – 6th Dec Harlow – 7th Dec Doncaster – 8th Dec Ipswich – 8th Dec Cleethorpes – 9th Dec Norwich – 9th Dec Lincoln – 10th Dec Northampton – 11th Dec Leicester – 13th Dec Peterborough – 13th Dec Leyton Mills, London – 14th Dec Telford – 14th Dec Southend – on – Sea – 15th Dec Birmingham – 17th Dec Eastbourne – 17th Dec Coca-Cola London Eye, London – 18th Dec Leicester Square, London – 20th Dec For more details, check out our truck tour map. Discover more about the history of the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck. Also read: Southport BID Cancel Christmas Market and Ice Rink Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!