Weʼre raising £5,000 to install Christmas lights in our wonderful village
- Ashton upon Mersey, UK
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Ashton-upon-Mersey Village.... what a place! A place many of us call home and are so proud to call it home. Even with a population of nearly 10,000 - you only need to walk in to The Buck or The Plough or any of our other local shops, restaurants and eateries to feel the friendliness of the people and WOW, what a community feel we have. Something to be SO proud of.
So, for the last couple of years, we haven't had any Christmas Lights in our wonderful village and when the Friends of Ashton Village Facebook group was initially set up, the majority of people requested that they would like to see Christmas Lights up again. So, the Friends of Ashton Village decided to take it upon themselves to make this happen and what support we have had already - again, a demonstration of the people, the spirit and the community we live in. Thank you for that.
However, after our recent fundraising success (and there is yet still more to come) we are still in need of funds and as we need a total of £8,000.00 for the FIRST YEAR alone - this page had to be born. So many of you residents and traders have already donated in every way you can and thank you so much again for that. If you can and/or want, please dig deep and donate on this page to help us raise the surplus £5,000.00 needed to make this happen. If we can do this, the next two years will be more manageable (around £3000.00 each year) as we have to carry a lot of the initial cost in the first year.
Thank you for reading, getting involved and being the lovely people you are. Let's do our village proud at Christmas!
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- 1 year ago
Kate Bader1 year ago
Thank you so very much to everybody who has supported this and donated. AOM Village really is a very special place and the Xmas Lights are happening! Can't wait to see it sparkle this year and for years to come x
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No9 The Loft
Nov 6, 2018
Thank you for making our village SPARKLE. With love from Family, Friends & Customers at No9 The Loft xx
Oct 28, 2018
Good luck in reaching target. 👍🏻
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Sep 29, 2018
Great campaign! Look forward to seeing our fantastic village sparkle this Christmas!
Sep 28, 2018
Looking forward to seeing the lights :-)
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