Ashington Festival is almost here

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MEMBERS of the Ashington Festival Committee are gearing up for the big event.

It takes place on Saturday, August 18, and features a carnival procession starting at Foster Lane at 1.30pm.

It will go along The Sands, Rectory Lane, London Road and Church Lane, before finishing back at Foster Lane at 2.30pm. All these roads will be closed between 1.30-2.30pm.

Then, there will be a programme of entertainment, headlined by 2008 X Factor finalist Laura White. There will also be other musical acts, a magician, a disco and more until 10pm.