STOURBRIDGE and Brierley Hill will have their Christmas lights switched on next week.

Switch-on events will be held in Brierley Hill on Friday November 29 and in Stourbridge on Saturday November 30.

The lights will be switched on at 5pm at both events.

Parking will be free for the Saturday switch on in Stourbridge and people can utilise the free two-hour parking on the civic hall car park in Brierley Hill for the festive event.

Parking is also free on all council car parks on Saturday December 14 and 21 for people to do their Christmas shopping in the town centres.