Model railway show raises thousands

PUBLISHED: 16:00 01 October 2015

A cheque being presented to Castle Kids Club,

A cheque being presented to Castle Kids Club,

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TWO Weston-super-Mare charities have benefitted from £1,800 each thanks to money raised at a model railway exhibition.

The cheque being given to Weston Hospicecare.The cheque being given to Weston Hospicecare.

The Late Summer Model Railway Show was held at The Campus in Highlands Lane, Locking Castle, in September.

Hundreds of railway enthusiasts visited the exhibition and the show raised a total of £3,600.

The money has now been given to two charities, Weston Hospicecare and Castle Kids Club, which is a children’s holiday club based at The Campus.

The railway show’s organiser Keith Price said: “This was a new show, we normally do a January show but we did the September show for the first time. We had 800 people through the door.

“Over the years we have raised £27,000 for the hospice.”

Click this link to view pictures from the event.

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