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Stratford to be cast in new light

Laura Kearns 22nd Apr, 2017

ALL things neon will light up Stratford’s town centre to raise money for The Shakespeare Hospice.

The Shottery-based hospice is calling for supporters to sign up to their Let it Glow fund-raising walk on Saturday May 13.

Hundreds of people are expected to take on a 5km or 10km route around the town, from 8.30pm, with a brief stop at the hospice to grab goodies including popcorn and candy floss.

Fundraiser Jo Reeves said: “This year will be a little different the adult walker who raises the most sponsorship will be awarded a pamper session for two at Regal Hair & Beauty in Stratford.

“We’re not leaving children out either, the child who raises the most sponsorship will be awarded a family ticket to the Butterfly Farm.”

The hospice is asking all walkers to raise a minimum of £30 each in sponsorship. This figure could fund bereavement workbooks for three children who have lost a family member or could fund lunch for six patients.

Let It Glow is open to all ages and walking abilities and dogs are welcome.

Visit or call 01789 266852 to enter or find out more.

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