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Weʼre raising £5,000 to make music in memory of Bradley Hughes.

Wrexham

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We are crowdfunding in memory of my son, Bradley Hughes, who was 19 years old and suffered from mental health illnesses for many years but sadly decided to take his own life on Wednesday 6th March 2019.

Bradley was a valued member of Delta Academy of Dance & Performing Arts, who work closely in conjunction with Queensway Community Group. Music was Bradley's passion from a young age and he found solace in writing his own music and performing impromptu gigs in the local community and posting online videos of songs he had written.

Brad's music was heavily influenced by his pain and battles with mental health illness. Where Brad didn't always find the words to speak openly about his pain, he found comfort and calm in expressing his thoughts through music, which in turn became his substitute to self harm.

Brad visited a recording studio with the community group and seeing the positive effect this had on Brad and other members of the group at the time, has inspired us to create our own studio and safe haven for local children to experiment with music. The chance to visit a studio would be impossible for most children in our community so let's give them a chance to express themselves and escape from their troubles, even if it is only for an hour.

If you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines and support groups below can offer expert advice.

Mind - Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm) - Website: www.mind.org.uk

Young suicide prevention society. - Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141

YoungMinds - Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm) - Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Victim Support - Phone: 0808 168 9111 (24-hour helpline) - Website: www.victimsupport.org

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  • Amanda and Amy mayock

    Amanda and Amy mayock

    Mar 21, 2019

    Sending all of our love and support xx

    £10.00

  • Mandy Parker

    Mandy Parker

    Mar 20, 2019

    Lots of love and hugs from the Parker's.♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️R.I.P Bradley.

    £20.00

  • Laura Camps

    Laura Camps

    Mar 20, 2019

    Xx

    £20.00

  • Holly Jones

    Holly Jones

    Mar 19, 2019

    Bradley never failed to put a smile on peoples faces when you’d see him, especially during dance comps and shows backstage x❤️

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 18, 2019

    £10.00

  • Kate Strudwick

    Kate Strudwick

    Mar 18, 2019

    Sending all my love to you and the family 🥰

    £40.00

  • Naomi Jones

    Naomi Jones

    Mar 18, 2019

    For Bradley...and the many many lost souls this project will give hope too. Xxx

    £10.00

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