As the sun shines, centre:mk look ahead to Christmas - but it’s for a good cause!

The Christmas Wishing Pool 2013
The Christmas Wishing Pool 2013

The sun may be shining, but centre:mk have announced that applications for this year’s Christmas Wishing Pool are now open.

A central feature to the annual Christmas event in Middleton Hall, the Wishing Pool is used to raise money for local charity organizations and community groups.

Since 1985, over £390,000 has been raised and distributed throughout projects benefitting the local community.

To apply to be a beneficiary, download the application form from, fill it out and return to the email address provided by 31 August.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted at the beginning of September and the winning beneficiary will be announced shortly after.

Centre director James Waugh commented, “Generous donations by our shoppers meant last year Willen Hospice raised £12,000 for their crucial Young Person’s Support Service.

“This year, we hope to raise even more – so make sure you get your applications in!”