Lincoln among most generous cities to trick or treat in, survey finds

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How much do you spend on sweets for Halloween trick or treaters? According to a new UK survey, Lincoln is the sixth most generous city – so get ready to fill your pockets!

With Halloween just around the corner, neighbourhoods are beginning to stock up on sweets and chocolates.

People in Lincoln spend on average £15 on treats for spooky visitors according to the survey by, in conjunction with online shop OnBuy.

While the figure might seem steep for some, the most generous area is Leeds, with an apparent average spend of £16.40 per household.

From the 65 UK cities included in the survey, Hull was branded the stingiest city, spending an average of £1.25, Followed by Nottingham and Cambridge.

Do Lincoln residents really spend £15 on Halloween sweets on average?

Do Lincoln residents really spend £15 on Halloween sweets on average?

Looking for Halloween events in Lincolnshire? Take a look at our guide on Lincolnshire Reporter here.

Some would prefer not to be disturbed on October 31. Look out for notices on doors in your community and remember to be respectful.

The Lincolnite is on the lookout for the most creative pumpkin carvings in the city. Get in touch with your pictures to [email protected] to be included in our gallery. 

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