SANTA took time out of his busy schedule to visit a Greenock school's festive fete.

Sleigh bells were ringing at the cracking Christmas fair in All Saints Primary.

The event, organised by the parent council, was hailed as one of the best yet as it raised £1,798 for school funds.

Janey MacDonald, a senior community learning and development worker, said: "The parent council worked so hard to organise it and made it such a great community event.

"In the lead up to the event they invited parents in a few months beforehand to make crafts and they supplied crafts for the kids to make for the fete.

"Blairmore and Glenbrae nurseries had a table at the fete too.

"The parent council made it as much about the community as possible.

"They had a vision to bring the school community and the wider community together and did a really good job of doing that.

"I'm absolutely delighted for them because they worked so hard and they put so much effort into it.

"The kids had a fantastic time."

Janey said the star attraction on the day was definitely Santa.

She added: "Santa really made the day."

Janey was keen to thank everyone who came along to the support the event as well as the generous local businesses.

She said: "We would like to thank Robert Alexander Butchers for providing us with all the square sausage.

"We were so lucky to get so many donations."