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Derry gears up for world record Christmas jumper attempt

Christmas jumpers have been flying off the shelves in Londonderry as the city prepares to try and break a world record.

The Maiden City is planning to go Christmas crazy on 18 December, as they try to get the most amount of people in one place wearing festive jumpers.

Even the local clergy are joining in the fun, with 3,474 the target they have to beat.

There are a number of charities that will benefit from the funds raised by the attempt, with one of those Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Louise James is taking part, raising money for her son Evan who had the muscle condition and who drowned along with four other family members in the Buncrana pier tragedy earlier this year.

The city has been marked out as the place to go for record attempts with 13,000 Santas, brides-to-be and Annie-clad members of the public all taking to the streets in the past.

It promises to put smiles on chilly faces when it takes place one week before Christmas.