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Carlisle Fireshow raises more than £7,800 for local charities

[M]ore than £7,800 was raised for local good causes at the 2017 Carlisle Fireshow (Saturday, 4 November).

A large crowd attended the biggest and best Fireshow in the North and made sure it was a sparkling success. The event was the 30th Fireshow staged by Carlisle City Council. The centre piece was a giant bonfire with a giant box of fireworks.

The £7,879.63 collected on the night will benefit the Rotary Club of Carlisle (South) and the Mayor’s Charity Fund whose main beneficiaries this year are: Carlisle Eden Mind, Royal British Legion – Carlisle & Stanwix Branch and Samaritans Carlisle.

The presentation of the cheque to Rotary South, in the sum of £3,939.82, will take place at the Civic Centre on Tuesday 28 November.

In excess of 35,000 people attended the City Council event, organised in conjunction with Merlin Fireworks Ltd.

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