A festive selection of Christmas cards which illustrate snowy landscapes across the district have gone on sale to raise money for charity.

In total, 17 holiday season cards, including three handed-painted designs have been created by artists living in Epping Forest.

One design named “Essex in Winter” by Mark Sherard features Ongar High Street, The Guildhall in Thaxted, St John’s in Epping, and St Mary and St Hugh’s in Old Harlow.

Any cards purchased will help fundraise for St Clare Hospice in Hastingwood who provide compassionate and palliative care throughout West Essex.

The Christmas cards will be sold on available to purchase in any of the eight charity shops and online within their eBay store.

Prices will range from £2.79 to £4.49 for a pack of ten cards.

Find your local St Clare charity shop online, at stclarehospice.org.uk/shops or make a purchase via online at ebay.co.uk/str/stclarehospice.