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'Tis the season - so where are the BEST Christmas lights?

Stunning- but can your street do better? Credit: PA

We need your help to find the best Christmas lights in the south!

Is your street looking particularly festive this year? Can you live up to Byron Road in Barton-on-Sea in Hampshire?

Amazing display in Barton-on-Sea Credit: PA

Please get in touch with us with your photos and we'll come and film the best ones next week.

You can post them on our Facebook site or email us on

For more inspiration check out Simon's blog

Just a bit of subtle lighting Credit: PA


Charity 'disappointed' that Christmas lights display is cancelled

Hampshire children's hospice, Naomi House, has told ITV Meridian of its disappointment that the popular Greyhound Close Christmas lights display won't be going ahead this year.

The charity has received around £45,000 from donations from the annual festive event in Hedge End in Hampshire.

It has been cancelled due to an ongoing row with council chiefs about increased traffic and damage to grass verges.

Keith Wilson is from Naomi House:


  1. David Johns

Pub of festive lights!

It's just over thirty shopping days to Christmas, and there's one pub that's already festooned in brightness - with thousands of lights. Not as many as previous years - to save on the electricity bill - but thousands nonetheless.

David Johns went to meet Phil Saunders, the landlord of The Marine pub in Eastbourne.