This year the weather threw everything at us; snow, ice, sleet, rain, mist and fog.
There were even a few mild days. It was an especially difficult time before the
switch-on date of Friday 10th December when many people may have doubted they would
be ready in time.
What a lot of money was raised last year!
The lights in daylight
The lights in the snow and ice
The lights at night
The Christmas Fund Raising Total
On Tuesday 8th February 21011 a special presentation evening was held at the Bell
A grand total of £3900 was raised during the 2010/2011 season of Christmas Lights.
Cheques for £975 were presented to the County Air Ambulance Trust, Katharine House
Hospice, Starz (formerly known as Haughton Pre-School Playgroup) and Horace’s Outing
by fund-raisers Bert Moore and Bob Swinnerton.
Cheques for £850 each were presented to the County Air Ambulance Trust and Katharine
House Hospice by Richard Bowler and Bob Perry. This money was raised during the
8th Annual Haughton and District Old Friends Vintage Tractor Road Run. The event
took place on Tuesday 28th December 2010 when nearly 100 tractors travelled around
Haughton and surrounding areas.