Stars for Thought once again shines

Saturday 9th December saw a wintry Christmas Tree lights switch on for the Stars for Thought event take place at the North Church, Mid Street. The event, which is in it’s sixth year, started with the lights being switched on by Karina Grant from the Sunshine Developmental Playgroup and was then followed by two hymns, a prayer and a blessing all led by the Reverend Alastair Gray on the accordion. Unfortunately the carol singing was cut short due to the inclement weather.


Before heading insise for a welcome cup of hot chocolate and tasty star shaped shortbread, made by volunteers Wendy Milton and Greta Cruickshank, Jane Sharp, who organises this event annually, thanked all the volunteers for their continuing help to raise funds and their help with the event, as it wouldn’t be possible without them.

Thanks also goes to Drummuir Estate for donating the Christmas Tree once more and to Tesco for donating the milk for the hot chocolate and the wonderful free Christmas hamper raffle prize, which was won by Eileen Leighton, one of the volunteers. 

So far £652.56 has been raised from the sale of the stars but as stars are still available to purchase and with all proceeds raised being donated to the Keith Sunshine Developmental Playgroup, it is definitely worth purchasing a star or two and helping a local charity. If you would like to purchase a star/s, they are available until 23rd December, then please visit Shears, The Deli, Bee Fair, Clarks Pharmacy, Fife Keith Spar or The Beauty Box. The stars are £1 each and once you have written your message in waterproof pen (supplied) please place them in the box where you purchased them from for volunteers to pop them on a red star and attach to the tree.

Should you wish to make a larger donation towards this wonderful cause then please do so by giving your donation to the Church Shop, Clark’s Pharmacy or Jane sharp.