Saffie's star is raised over Leyland

A Christmas star designed specially for Saffie Roussos now overlooks Leyland.

Friday, 24th November 2017, 2:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 12:49 pm
Saffies star

The eight year old was the youngest victim of the Manchester terror attack six months ago.

Saffie’s Star, as it is known, was designed as a tribute to the youngster by Richard Ryan, head of the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations. It was placed on top of a Christmas tree outside

The Plaice fish shop in Hough Lane which was owned by the Roussos family. The star is set to light up as part of Leyland’s Christmas lights switch-on event at 5.30pm today.

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Saffies star

Speaking on behalf of the Roussos’, family friend Mike Swanson, of SOS Computing, said: “The family love it.” Saffie’s parents Andrew and Lisa are expected to attend the evening.

Saffies star