Light Up A Life service


Pupils from Wilmslow High School brought a warm Christmas glow to East Cheshire Hospice at the weekend.

The school choir sang Christmas carols at the annual Light Up A Life service which was held in a tepee for the first time. More than 90 people attended many of whom where there to remember loved ones and more attended a second service held last night (Tuesday).

The service was led by Hospice Chaplain, Margaret Lillis, who spoke about the importance of light and how even in the darkest of times, there is light in others and urged everyone to share our light with those everyone.

For those donating to the Light Up A Life Appeal, a dedicated bauble will hang on the tree in the Hospice chapel until Twelfth Night.

Hospice events manager, Jessica Ruth, says they are beautiful symbols of remembrance.

“At this time of the year, our thoughts often turn to our loved ones who may be a long way away or no longer with us. The Light Up A Life Appeal is a lovely was of doing this and it will help to raise money for people who will be cared for at the Hospice in the coming months,” says Jessica.