Halloween fan thanks the Stevenage public after hosting last display

James Creighton's house on Grove Road which he decorated at Halloween to raise money for Cancer Rese

James Creighton's house on Grove Road which he decorated at Halloween to raise money for Cancer Research UK - Credit: Archant

A Halloween fan has thanked the public for their support after hosting his last display at his current home – signing off with a frightening large total.

James Creighton has been decorating his house in Grove Road, Stevenage, for the annual October 31 celebration since 2010 to raise funds in memory of his nan Betty, who died from cancer five years ago.

This year’s effort – inspired by the Saw films – has raised about £1,400 for Cancer Research, bringing the grand total to £5,250.

The 26-year-old is planning to move house so expects it to be his last Halloween display in Grove Road, although he is currently in the process of putting together a Santa’s grotto for Christmas where visitors can have their photo taken to raise money for the same cause.

“I want to say a big thank you to everyone who turned up on the night and to my friends and family who also helped out,” said James.


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“Thank you to everyone who donated in person and via my website – I’m really pleased that we managed to raise roughly £1,400.

“I’ve already started my Christmas build and hope to raise more again this year.”

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