Posted: Sun 15th Dec 2019

Hospice goes green with a new Christmas tree recycling scheme for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Dec 15th, 2019

Take the hassle out of the post festive clear up and support Nightingale House Hospice at the same time in a brand new Christmas tree recycling scheme.

Working in partnership with local firms and volunteers the hospice is launching its first ever Christmas tree collection service when, for a small donation, people can have their trees collected for recycling on 11 January 2020.

Post code collection areas will be LL11: Bradley, Brymbo, Brynteg, Bwlchgwyn, Coedpoeth, Cymau, Ffrith, Gwersyllt, Gwynfryn, Llandegla, Llanfynydd, Minera, New Broughton, Rhosrobin, Stansty, Tanyfron and Wrexham; LL12: Caergwrle, Cefn-y-bedd, Cymau, Gresford, Hope, Llay, Marford, Rossett and Wrexham; LL13: Holt and Johnstown; LL14: Cefn Mawr, Chirk, Penycae, Ponciau, Rhosllanerchrugog, Rhostyllen, Ruabon and Wrexham. CH4:Broughton, Kinnerton, Penyffordd and Pulford; CH5: Ewloe and Hawarden; CH7: Buckley, Caerwys, Drury, Eryrys, Leeswood, Llanarmon-yn-lal, Mold, Mynydd Isa, Northop Hall and Treuddyn;

To book in your tree visit or call 01978 314292.

There is no minimum or maximum donation however the average donation is £10. Every penny raised will go towards patient care at the hospice.

Only real trees and those which have been booked in advance will be collected. No additional trees can be collected on the day. All decorations must be removed and bookings will close on Wednesday 8th January at 11:59pm.

Hospice fundraiser Sam Amis said: “We are delighted to be introducing our brand new Christmas Tree event to kick start our 25th anniversary year. It’s fantastic that we are not only able to offer our supporters a way to help our patients but also help to benefit the environment for generations to come.

“We all need to work together to help the planet and the 2020 Christmas tree collection allows us to do our bit for the community as well as raising vital funds for our hospice.

“We are overwhelmed by the support we have received from local businesses and cannot thank Ash Waste and Clifford Jones Timber enough for recycling the trees.”

John Driffield, Group Marketing Manager with the ASH Group said: “The ASH Group is delighted to support and to be able to assist with the Nightingale House Hospice Christmas Tree Collection Campaign. We are constantly amazed by the work undertaken by the hospice on a daily basis and are proud to lend our support to such a fantastic charity.”

Penny Lloyd, Clifford Jones Timber Ltd Managing Director added: “We at Clifford Jones Timber Ltd., are extremely pleased to be able to help such a wonderful charity, one which provides excellent emotional support and palliative care to both individuals with life limiting illnesses, and their families. The Christmas tree collection is especially relevant to us as a company with regards to sustainability, and we are delighted to play even just a small part in this innovative campaign.”

Top pic: Penny Lloyd (Clifford Jones Timber Ltd) Sam Amis (Nightingale House Hospice) Peter Ellis (Clifford Jones Timber Ltd)

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