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This Week in pictures: Halloween half term in Crawley & Gatwick


Its been an absolutely gorgeous week in our beloved Crawley & Gatwick, with the Halloween season in full swing, children off for half term, and the autumnal leaves providing us with stunning natural scenes all around town. Local residents have been kind enough to send in photos they have taken out and about this week, and we couldn’t wait to share them with you!

Stunning autumnal colours in the Memorial Gardens in Crawley town centre.

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The week got off to a great start as Norwegian Airlines celebrate their continued expansion by adding a direct route to LAS VEGAS from Gatwick South Terminal! Fantastic news for Gatwick’s third largest carrier, who’s growth is creating more jobs on the ground and in the sky for local residents.

Norwegians short haul flights also continue to expand, with a direct route to Reykjavik in Iceland added to the roster this week, and seasonal Christmas destination Rovaniemi “The Official home of Santa Claus” in Finland, starting from December 19th.

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The giant scarecrow guarding the entrance to The Colony at Tulleys Farm Shocktoberfest in Turners Hill scares guests for the final time in 2016.

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Colours bursting through the fog: Beautiful yellows contrast against greens at Tilgate park. Photo compliments of local nature photographer Mick Page.

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After a foggy start to the week across town, causing slight chaos for those working at the airport, pilots from the Norwegian airlines short haul fleet take a minute between flights to pose for an action shot from the cock pit. Photograph compliments of Captain Keith Jones.

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In Football, Crawley Town FC sign Connor Henderson and Sanchez Watt with the club on a short term contract, and Lewis Young was vote MAN OF THE MATCH following Saturday’s game against Carlisle United Football club. Photo compliments of Crawley Town FC Website.

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The weather has been stunning across Crawley & Gatwick this week- making country walks through crunchy leaves even more popular.

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Sunset after the storm at Gatwick. Photo compliments of Paul New.

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County Mall enlist some dancing Ghosts & ghouls to strike a pose to promote their Halloween event. Photograph compliments of County Mall

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Halloween night on the airfield- very eeery! Photo compliments of Tarrant Bass.

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Tulleys Farm Shocktoberfest conclude yet another successful Halloween season with their annual ‘Fireworks to music’ display. Photo                  compliments of resident scare photographer, Stephan Candy.

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Staff and members gather in costume at K2 leisure centre, to celebrate Halloween and raise money for one of Crawley’s junior squash team, Sumner Malnik, who has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. The Team are raising funds to help look for alternative therapies for Sumner.

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Emirates A380 Landing into Gatwick at dawn. Photo compliments of Tom Carmichael.

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Pumpkins on top form in a spooky line up in Crawley Down Village.

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Gorgeous shades of red and yellow on the trees lining the Queensway in the town centre.

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A stunning end to the week, sunset captured across the airfield at Gatwick by resident photographer Luke Grima.

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So many fantastic photos this week, it was hard to fit them all in! The leaves are falling, the Indian summer is long gone, and the cold is starting to set in. so wrap up warm, because dare we say it……Christmas is coming!

If you would like to submit a photo to us, please contact us via facebook or on hello@thisisourtown.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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