Mission accomplished. Halloween superheros in successful sweet delivery to children - and they may be out again on Christmas Lights switch on night in March!
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A team of superheros are on a mission to deliver miles of sweety smiles on Christmas lights switch on night in March town centre following the success of a Halloween treats delivery.
The superheroes delivered sweets to families across the town on Halloween and are now considering putting their super powers to good use for the popular lights night on Friday November 25.
What began as a small idea posted on a Facebook forum turned into a massive success as the intrepid team visited more than 25 children from more than 15 addresses.
Dan Martin who posted the idea and was Marvel superhero Dead Pool said they had plenty of sweets left over so it seemed like a good plan.
“Halloween was a success,” he said. “The response over Facebook was overwhelming with parents’ photos of us with their children pingging up all through the night.
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“We finally got finished around 10pm and three of us decided to treat ourselves to a Mcdonalds - in full costume.
“We even gave the workers of Wisbech Mcdonalds some sweets we had spare as they had missed out on Halloween too.
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“We hope to do it again if we get enough call to.
“We are thinking about handing out sweets at the Christmas lights switch on.”
Dan was joined by Jodie Spiers as Belle, Sheree Markham as Rapunzel, Katie Todd as Maleficent, Stacie Louise as Wonder Woman, Jodie Garner as Snow White.
Ursa the dog was Simba the lion-dog and Callum Shepherd was Iron-man.
“The night before Halloween we visited a house in Chatteris and Adrian Watson filled in for Iron-man as Callum and Katie wasn’t available that day,” Dan said.
When not dressed as Dead Pool, Dan is a volunteer with Fenland Animal Rescue.