Lorries Needed to Secure Carnival Success

April 16, 2012 in Events, Jubilee, News, Town and People, Town Council

Requests to Carnival organisers for help in securing vehicles to uses as floats in the revived Alton Carnival this June, has prompted Alton Town Council to put out a public appeal for any individual or company that can help, to come forward. ‘If any individual or company is willing to make available a lorry with driver, please let us know. [...]

Jubilee Celebrations Pick-Up Pace

March 28, 2012 in Events, Jubilee, News, Town and People, Town Council

Alton’s Carnival Committee including Town Mayor Cllr Robert Saunders as well as a couple of young passers-by! Alton’s Jubilee Celebrations picked up the pace today as the Town Mayor Robert Saunders planted an English Oak at Jubliee Playing Fields and unveiled the Council’s huge promotional posters for the carnival on 3rd June. A carnival has not graced the streets of [...]

‘Sixty Glorious Years’: Town Carnival Revived

February 28, 2012 in News, Town and People, Town Council

A revival of Alton’s Carnival, last held in the mid 1990’s is likely to the highlight of a packed program of events being planned to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Alton. Whilst many organisations and societies in the town are holding their own events to celebrate the Royal Milestone, the town’s Diamond Jubilee Event Working Party, made up of Town [...]