Haunted House raises over £2000 for charity – despite the rain

haunted house on the hill 23Despite lashing rain, what was billed as the final appearance of the Haunted House on the Hill has already raised over £2000 for charity this Halloween.


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The Haunted House on the Hill once again proved its spooky charm, despite the disappointing weather, by raising an impressive £2054 for local hospice charity Mountbatten Hampshire.

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Organiser Liam Arscott said he couldn’t believe the number of people that came out in the rain and donated for the final effort.

haunted house crowds 23 Queuing in the rain to see the display

He said: "Very pleased to announce that this year we have managed to raise an incredible £2054 for @mountbattenhampshire. Thank you for all that donated this year and all previous years ????.

“And a big thank-you to our Haunted house on the Hill team who have scared you all over the years as witches, scarecrows, angels and many more spooky things!”

The annual Halloween attraction, situated at the top of Thorold Road in Bitterne Park, has been delighting locals with unique eerie displays for several years.

It has consistently contributed to charitable causes since 2017, and last Halloween it raised over £1800 for Abby's Heroes.

But Liam announced that this year's event would be his final one due to work commitments.

While many of the contributions are collected as cash, the online fundraiser is still open here

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