CHILDREN brought festive joy to the community crib service.

Pupils from St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School led Christmas carols at the town’s annual festive event.

Town mayor Cllr Peter Coan was joined by Knutsford clergy to bless the crib outside the Lost and Found.

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City of Chester Brass Band accompanied the singing.

After the service, Knutsford Catenians served mince pies and mulled wine and treats for the children.

Knutsford mayor Cllr Peter Coan said: “It was lovely to see such a great turnout for the crib service on Saturday.

“Thanks to all those who helped make it such a lovely event.

“Thanks go to the children of St Vincent’s School for their beautiful singing and to the Catenians for providing the refreshments which warmed people on such a cold evening.”