Now that’s what I call festive...

The Christmas trees of Titchfield
The Christmas trees of Titchfield
St John's Primary School Summer Fair.  Brothers (left to right) Harrison Janowski (9) with Maximus Janowski (6) both are pupils at the school.  Picture: Malcolm Wells (180616-4193)

IN PICTURES: St John’s summer fair

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THE streets are bright in Titchfield this festive season as more than 300 houses have mini Christmas trees displayed on their walls.

A group of volunteers known as the Titchfield Elves organise for the trees to be ordered by locals every year from tree company Titchfield Ablaze.

Tessa Short, a Titchfield Elf who sells the trees at Titchfield Ablaze, said: ‘I had the idea of getting the trees displayed a few years ago, and it’s grown from having half-a-dozen people do it to more than 300.

‘We put up notices around the area asking if people want to get a tree for their home, they fill in a form, and it gets delivered to me. Then they pick up the trees.

‘It brightens up the streets so much.’