A GRANDFATHER who spent weeks creating an impressive Christmas lights display despite suffering a cancer scare has raised more than £5,000 for a hospice.
Visitors who flocked to see the very last display of lights outside Jon and Jennifer Sharpe’s home in Featherstone donated £5,160 for Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice.
The lights were switched off for the final time last night.
Mr Sharpe, 73, feared he had lung cancer but a biopsy last month confirmed he is suffering from a hardening of the lung lining.
He has spent more than 20 years lighting up his house and garden at Christmas and raised more than £18,000 for the hospice.