Sponsor a Christmas light in Exton in memory of a loved one

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Residents in Exton are calling on people to sponsor a Christmas light for loved ones to help raise funds for the village church.

Villagers plan to set up a Christmas tree on the village green outside the Fox and Hounds pub as a tree of love and remembrance. The tree will be lit with white lights and people are being asked to make a donation of £3 to sponsor a light in memory of a loved one. A book of remembrance will be available for donors to record a message of remembrance.

Funds raised will go towards the village church.

The lights will be switched on at the Exton and Greetham School children’s carol service on December 7 at 6pm on the village green.

To sponsor a light and make a donation, call Jo Downton on 01572 811576.