SPRING is in the air in Hale - and a festival is being held in the village next month to allow everyone to enjoy it.

Hale SpringFest takes place at Hale Clock Tower from 2pm to 5pm on May 11.

Attractions include a market, music showcase, food festival, a merry go round and other children’s activities, and the crowning of the Hale King and Queen of the May.

There will also be a best dressed dog competition, dancing, a demonstration by chainsaw sculptor Tim burgess, a vintage bus, and fire engine.

The day has ben organised by Hale Civic Society.