A majestic new Christmas tree has been erected in a Cumbrian town.

The tree has been placed in front of Penrith Town Hall and has was supplied by Penrith-based forestry specialists A.W. Jenkinson.

A.W. Jenkinson’s Senior Woodfibre Manager, Simon Bullock, said: “A.W. Jenkinson is delighted to donate a Christmas tree for the Town Hall once again.

Hopefully the sight of the tree and its twinkling lights will help lift everyone’s spirits a little after what has been a very challenging time for everyone in Penrith and far beyond.

"We send everyone our warmest wishes for a peaceful Christmas.”