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£373raised of £6,500 target by 27 supporters

    Weʼve raised £373 to Make Stony Stratford’s Christmas lighting display 100% LED Eco friendly.

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    Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Saturday, 2nd December 2017

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    Did you realise the Christmas lights use 6500 bulbs, that's 1200 that zig zag down across the High Street and 5300 on the Christmas trees and along the walls throughout the Town.

    Great news! This year Stony Stratford’s Christmas lighting display will use 100% LED bulbs, which means a lot less energy will be used.

    To do this the Stony Stratford Business Association has purchased nearly 1600 new bulbs costing about £6,500. These are to replace the final 1200 in the High Street that are still the old style filament bulbs and a few in reserve.

    On top of that we spend some £3,000 every year for maintenance and associated costs.

    We always ask the businesses in the town to help us raise the money and very generous they are too, and the community contributes through the Grand Christmas Draw. As just this year it’s costing a lot more than usual, we’re asking those who love and enjoy the decorations if they could also give a small donation.

    Any amount will be greatly appreciated and please rest assured, 100% of anything received will go to the Lighting scheme, the Stony Stratford Business Association is run entirely by volunteers for the benefit of making Stony what it is, an absolutely wonderful Town that we can all be proud of.

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      27

      • Roy & Maggie Nevitt

        Roy & Maggie Nevitt

        Nov 27, 2017

        They are going to look really great, Mark - thank you all!

        £10.00

      • Ashley Morrissey

        Ashley Morrissey

        Nov 15, 2017

        £10.00

      • Richard Post

        Richard Post

        Nov 4, 2017

        £30.00

      • Madeleine Gunn

        Madeleine Gunn

        Oct 31, 2017

        £10.00

      • C Metcalfe

        C Metcalfe

        Oct 31, 2017

        Light up Stony!

        £10.00

      • Catherine and Michael White

        Catherine and Michael White

        Oct 31, 2017

        Best of luck with the fundraising, Stony Lights is a fantastic display every year

        £20.00

      • sandra piggott(Norgate)

        sandra piggott(Norgate)

        Oct 29, 2017

        Over many years Chris (Norgate) supported the Business AssociationAnd I have many memories of the wonderful displays and the hard work put in both erecting the lights and dismantling them!

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      Mark Willis

      Mark Willis

      Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

      I run Willisflowers in the High Street and sit on the committee of Stony Stratford Business Association, my family has traded in Stony for 70 years and are now on our 4th generation running the shop.

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