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Railway Children chosen as Crewe Station’s charity of the month for December

Press Release   •   Dec 10, 2013 14:03 GMT

Sandbach-based charity Railway Children is busy getting into the festive spirit at Crewe station this December, with choir performances, tombolas and collections set to raise vital funds for children living on the streets this Christmas.

On every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning in the lead up to Christmas, local choirs, singers and other festive inspired activities will be on the main station concourse entertaining commuters.  

Local singer Jamie Holmes kicked off the fundraising raising £117, followed by a table top sale and tombola on Saturday morning.

Other choirs including the Sandbach Girl’s School Chamber Choir, Singing Sensations, Nantwich Young Voices and Wistaston Church Lane Choir, will be supporting Railway Children by performing on Wednesday 11 and 18 December between 14:00 and 19:00.  

Louise Dawson from Railway Children said: “Fundraising at Crewe station is a great opportunity for the charity as it raises fantastic local awareness of our work in Crewe and the surrounding area.

“I would like to thank all the choirs, volunteers and staff at Crewe station who are supporting us throughout December. With their support, we can ensure that many more children are provided with care and protection this Christmas.”

Sheila Breeze, Station Manager for Crewe station, adds: “It’s fantastic to be able to draw on the wealth of local talent and enthusiasm to put on some great entertainment for our customers while supporting a great cause. The Railway Children charity has always been close to our hearts and we look forward to celebrating Christmas alongside them.”

For more information about Railway Children, please contac Andrew Collis on: 07932 725267 or

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