They’ve put their houses and business up in lights and now the best in the Liverpool Plains shire have had the spotlight shone on them for their bright ideas.
Liverpool Plains Shire Council has announced the winners of the local Christmas lights competition and mayor Ian Lobsey has handed out the prizes along with community service committee chair
Councillor Mary Roberts, and environmental services committee chair councillors and representatives of local businesses who helped sponsor the event.
Among the winners were Gail Kelly for best Santa, Sarah van Eekert for best tree, Bruce Reid for the best lights display and Werris Creek Newsagents, which took outthe prize for best shopfront.
Janice Coward,Rachel Coward and Melissa Coward were named winners of the encouragement awards and the best all-rounder winners were Ian Symons and Rachel Wotzlaw.
Cr Lobsey paid tribute to residents, businesses and awards sponsors for their Christmas spirit and generosity.
“Your efforts help brighten our streets with the Christmas spirit and I congratulate everyone for the effort they have put in,” he said.