Driffield Town Counil have announced that tonight’s festivities have been cancelled.
The Christmas light switch-on event planned to take place this evening (Thursday 5 December) will no longer take place due to gale-force winds causing a concern for public safety.
Town Clerk, Claire Binnington said: “It is with great regret that the Town Council have to cancel the Christmas Light switch-on event. After long deliberations with the schools and other agencies it is felt that in the interests of public safety that the event be cancelled. We cannot expect parents to bring young children out in such horrendous weather. We apologise to everyone for inconvenience this has caused. We are all very disappointed. Thank you to everyone who has supported us.”