Council rejects idea of female Santa
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Idea of Newton Aycliffe female Santa rejected

A suggestion that a woman could be Father Christmas in a County Durham town's annual Santa Claus tour has been rejected.

At a meeting of Great Aycliffe Twon Council's Recreation Committee on Wednesday, the recommendation from its events sub-committee to allow women volunteers to be Santa was considered and voted against it.

The council said: "The Recreation Committee did not agree with the recommendation and confirmed by resolution that the role of Santa Claus should continue to be a male role."

  • 29 Nov 2018
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