THE switch on of the Scouthead and Austerlands Community Group Christmas Tree takes place on Saturday (November 30) .

It goes ahead at the Three Crowns Inn in Huddersfied Road, Scouthead at 6pm.

Lees Band will be plays carols and song sheets will be available. Mulled wine will also be served.

Volunteers are being asked to install the lights - all 1,400 of them - on the tree. Work starts at 10am on on Wednesday (November 27).