Don’t forget: Road closures for Lincoln Light up a Life procession

Road closures have been set in Lincoln ahead of the St Barnabas Hospice Light Up a Life event.

Hundreds of families will come together on November 28 to remember and celebrate the lives of those they love as part of the annual St Barnabas Hospice Light up a Life celebration.

In Lincoln, there will be a service at Our Lady of Lincoln Church, Laughton Way, Lincoln, LN2 2HE followed by a Torchlight Procession at 7.30pm from Clayton’s Sports Ground, Lee Road, Lincoln, LN2 4BH.

The procession will end at Lincoln Cathedral.

A number of road closures and ‘no waiting/no loading at any time’ orders will be in place from 7pm to 8.30pm. They are as follows:

  • Bailgate
  • Castle Hill
  • Church Lane
  • Lee Road (Clayton Sports Field to Nettleham Road from 6pm to 7.20pm, and entirety of
  • Lee Road from 7.20pm to 8pm)
  • Nettleham Road (Lee Road to Church Lane)
  • Newport (Bailgate to Rasen Lane)

Roads will re-open on a rolling basis, as soon as it is safe to do so.

The procession will finish at Lincoln Cathedral where there will be a ceremony at the 30ft Tree of Life.

Laura Stones, Event Fundraiser for St Barnabas Hospice, said: “We look forward to welcoming all those attending our annual Light up a Life celebration.

“Unfortunately with an event this size, a certain amount of disruption is unavoidable and we would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

“We will endeavour to keep all closures to a minimum and re-open each road as soon as it is safe to do so.”

The event is free to attend and open to everyone, regardless of faith.