Remembering loved ones in Welwyn Hatfield

BEREAVED families from Welwyn Hatfield came together to remember hundreds of loved ones.

Each year, the Isabel Hospice runs Lights of Love ceremonies across its catchment area.

And, on the last two Saturdays, people have gathered first at The Campus, WGC, then at the Galleria in Hatfield, to pay their respects.

At both events, a Christmas tree was blessed and the assembled crowds sang carols, before the tree was lit.

Books of Love containing dedications – 227 people in the book on show in Hatfield this weekend, and 700 remembered in the WGC book the previous Saturday – are now on display in the nearest hospice shop.

You may also want to watch:

A spokeswoman for the WGC-based hospice said: “Our ceremonies provide great comfort to bereaved families.”

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter