HORDES of excitable families converged on the Cornhill declaring the holidays are coming as the Coca-Cola truck pulled up.

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The Coca-Cola Christmas truck, which has become a classic Christmas Icon over the years, stopped off in Ipswich to spread a little festive cheer.

Crowds lined up as streams of people arrived in town to get their picture taken with the bright red truck.

Families enjoying a drink or two while listening to the Coca-Cola brass band play an array of Yuletide tunes.

And the fun didn’t stop there, as children watched on in awe as the town was covered in a light blanket of snow too complete the festive scene.

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7 comments

  • Commercialising Christmas since 1892...

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    The Growler

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • It's just a big truck with an advert on it, thousands of those travel on the A14 every day, personally I don't see what's so special about it to queue for a photo with it?

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    MZH

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • all i can say is people of ipswich must be easily pleased if thats all it take ?

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    ipsjohn

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • the best way to drink coke is with a good splash of rum and you have to be a o a p

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    Reggie

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • I assume the company had to obtain permission from IBC to park on the Cornhill; if so, then shame on you. This is commercial exploitation of children and, of course, their parents who will be forking out for a drink that I think most would not dub a 'health drink'. And I am sure there are more positive Christmas events taking place in Ipswich (especially through charities) which this paper could be promoting.

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    Johnthebap

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Rotting the nations teeth since..... And using dodgy colourants!!

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    C Smith

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Wow, what sort of idiot would bring their kids to see this?

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    Angry Commuter

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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