HUNDREDS of people turned out to watch Prudhoe's Christmas lights get switched on.

There was a festive feeling in the air, with a Christmas fair enjoyed by all at at the Spetchell's Centre, while children from the town's schools sung carols at the Glades.

Cancer survivor Kian Musgrove was joined on stage by Santa Claus and special guests from the video game Fortnite and the so-called LOL Dolls to switch the lights on.

Read more in the Hexham Courant.