Plea after virus derails vital repairs - The Evesham Observer

Plea after virus derails vital repairs

Evesham Editorial 26th Mar, 2020   0

WHILE the world focuses on coronavirus, a desperate appeal has been launched by volunteers with the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway.

Run by enthusiasts, the line has brought delight to thousands of travelling passengers, but now, following a landslide at Gotherington just south of Evesham, last month, the entire project could be in danger as funds dry up because of the Covid-19 effect.

Volunteer Dave Rawlings from Studley said: “This is an urgent appeal for funds needed to complete the landslip repair at Gotherington

You can help this cause by donating to us either: by bank transfer to Sort Code 30-90-89 Account 47638368 using the reference ‘LANDSLIP’ or by sending a cheque payable to GWRT to The Chairman, GWRT, Churchward House, Winchcombe Railway Station, Winchcombe, Glos GL54 5LD.

“In either case, if you are a UK taxpayer and feel able to download, complete, scan and e-mail our gift aid form to [email protected].” he added.

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