Actor Will Mellor may have been in the news recently after it was announced he is to join Coronation Street as the leader of a drugs gang but back in 2005 he was at the Mill Gate Shopping Centre to switch on the Christmas lights (right) aided by the Mayor and Mayoress of Bury, Steve and Jean Threadgold. At the time Will was starring in the cult TV comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps