Station Singers raise more than £1,400 for local charities at spring concert

A packed church at the Station Singers' spring concert. 

The Station Singers’ Spring Concert in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice and Herriot Hospice Homecare raised over £1,400 for the charities.

St Mary’s Church in Richmond was packed to hear a varied and lively selection of songs from around the world.

The audience, in fine voice, joined the choirs in community singing and the evening ended with all choirs singing songs from West Side Story.

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Refreshments were provided by choir members and charity volunteers.

Dr Harry Byrne, chair of trustees at St Teresa’s Hospice and Alexandra Weighell, fundraising manager from Herriot Hospice Homecare both spoke of their charities’ work with individuals and families and of how much the continued and essential support of the community meant to them.

In addition, local dignitaries Val Arnold, chair of NYCC, Councillor Stephen Arnold and Baroness Harris were in attendance.

The successful evening was led by musical director Carol Gedye and accompanied by Brett Overin.