It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Glasgow this evening as council workers start to erect the iconic festive lights in the city centre.

A cherry picker has been used to lift the lights high above George Square setting the scene for future markets and holiday fun.

Glasgow Times: Pictured: Festive lights return to George SquarePictured: Festive lights return to George Square

Previous years have seen the likes of Superstar Michelle McManus attend a special switch on celebration enjoyed by thousands of members of the public.

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However, last years event was sadly cancelled due to covid 19 restrictions and it has not yet been confirmed if the traditional light switch-on ceremony will go ahead this year.

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Despite this, the return of the lights is a welcome sight and one that's sure to bring some much-needed cheer to the city as we head into the winter months.

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What do you say Glasgow, is it too early to be feeling festive?