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Carlisle Fireshow raises £7,400 for local charities

The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Marilyn Bowman presenting a cheque to the Rotary Club of Carlisle South L-R: Andrew Meggs, The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Marilyn Bowman and the President of the Rotary Club Brian White

More than £7,400 was raised for local good causes at the 2019 Carlisle Fireshow (Saturday, 2 November 2019).

A large crowd attended the biggest and best Fireshow in the North and made sure it was a sparkling success. The event was the 32nd Fireshow staged by Carlisle City Council and this year celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The £7,437.64 collected on the night will benefit the Rotary Club of Carlisle (South) and the Mayor’s Charity Fund whose main beneficiaries this year are: CFM’s Cash for Kids, Guide Dogs UK and Jigsaw Children’s Hospice

The presentation of the cheque to the Rotary Club of Carlisle South, in the sum of £3,718.82 took place at the Civic Centre on Tuesday 17 December 2019.

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

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