Santa and his helpers are preparing his sleigh for his annual visits to the streets of Skipton.

The Rotary Club of Skipton Craven has been busy preparing Santa’s itinerary so he can visit as many places as possible.

“He is looking forward to meeting the boys and girls of Craven again,” said a Rotary spokesman.

Santa’s tour starts in the Burnside area next Thursday, December 6, and the Hurrs Road/Shortbank area the following evening.

His itinerary then takes him to the Regents Road area on Monday, December 10, Embsay on Wednesday, December 12, Bradley on Thursday, December 13, Greatwood on Friday, December 14, Sackville Street on Monday, December 17, Carleton on Thursday, December 20 and finally, Gargrave Road and the Raikes on Friday, December 21.

The sleigh starts at 6pm and usually finishes about 8pm.