December 5, 2010
tenth annual lights display switched on
Burnham-On-Sea couple switched on their spectacular annual display
of 20,000 Christmas lights for a tenth year on
Saturday night (December 4th).
Perrin and wife Denice of Wilde Close have decorated their home
to raise funds for St Margaret's Hospice every year for the past
decade, raising over £5,000 in the process.
impressive display of illuminations, which covers the whole of
their garden and the house's exterior, was switched on in front
of a crowd of almost 100 onlookers and neighbours.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We both love Christmas - it's great
to raise a few smiles while also collecting for such a special
Fletcher, local fundraising co-ordinator for the St Margaret's
Hospice, pictured above with Mike, thanked the couple during Saturday's
switch-on. "Mike gives up a day every week to help move our
patients around while Denice works in our charity shop as a volunteer
- I am humbled by what they do," she said.
couple's lights are being illuminated every night throughout the
festive period up to January 6th and donations to the charity