Buxton glows as fundraising walk raises over £6,000 for local hospice care

The streets of Buxton were glowing as over 100 people got together to raise over £6,000 for local hospice care.

The Glow Twilight Walk in aid of Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust returned to the town on Saturday 14th May, following a two year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hospice supporters wore neon tutus, glow sticks and light up headbands to set the night alight on the 10k circular walk taking in the town centre, the market place, Harpur Hill and Burbage.

Rachael Gee, fundraising and events coordinator at Blythe House and Helen’s Trust, organised the event. She said: ‘I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported the Glow Twilight Walk in any way – including amazing volunteers, local businesses and of course, the participants. We hope you had a fantastic night – it was so good to all be together again, and we were able to raise an incredible amount of money to support hospice care across our local communities.’

The money raised will support people across the High Peak, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire who are affected by life-limiting illness and bereavement.

Next year’s Glow Twilight Walk is confirmed to take place on Saturday 10th June. Super early bird registration is now open www.glow twilightwalk.org.uk