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Market Deeping Model Railway Club

Market Deeping Model Railway Club is crowdfunding

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£107,717raised of £75,000 target by 5456 supporters

Weʼre raising £75,000 to Help Market Deeping Model Railway Club recover from vandalism

Market Deeping, Peterborough, UK
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Market Deeping Model Railway Club needs your help to rebuild. We have held our annual show in Stamford for the last 12 years. Months of planning goes into the show and years of work goes into building the layout. Imagine our horror and grief when we were greeted by this scene of absolute devastation on the morning of 18th May 2019.

Some of the models on display are irreplaceable and whilst money cannot possibly replace the hours of painstaking effort that has been so wantonly destroyed, we would ask that you make a donation, no matter how small, to help us get back on our feet. Please accept our thanks in advance.

We originally hoped for £500 to fund some of our rebuilding costs. The response has been out of this world and overwhelming. We are truly grateful for everything that has been donated both money and gifts. We weren't the only ones to suffer and our thoughts are turning to those others affected.

Brian Norris, Secretary, Market Deeping Model Railway Club

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  • Market Deeping Model Railway Club7 days ago
    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    7 days ago

    This page will close on the 19th of June. During that short period of time you, our supporters and fellow modelers have raised a staggering amount of money for which we shall ever be grateful. In addition, we have received numerous offers of goods and help in all sorts of ways. Thank you one and all We are currently formulating plans but above all we are determined that we will be promoting model railway modelling amongst the local youngsters and model rail clubs. Please look in at www.mdmrc.org or our facebook page for updates.

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  • Market Deeping Model Railway Club22 days ago
    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    22 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    We are so immensely grateful to everyone who has donated, Sir Rod Stewart has been especially generous. Thank you Sir Rod! All your donations will help us and others, so hurt and damaged by the destruction, to start to rebuild. It is very early days but we will now also be able to start thinking about what projects we might be able to undertake and how we can help others. Keep an eye on our website www.mdmrc.org and our Facebook page for further news.

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  • Market Deeping Model Railway Club1 month ago
    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    Market Deeping Model Railway Club

    1 month ago

    We originally hoped for £500 to fund some of our rebuilding costs. The response has been out of this world and overwhelming. We are truly grateful for everything that has been donated both money and gifts. We weren't the only ones to suffer and our thoughts are now turning to those others affected and how we might assist them too.

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Page last updated on: 6/16/2019 10.04

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5456

  • The Bennett Family

    The Bennett Family

    Jun 16, 2019

    We are donating for Father's Day in memory of our dad/grandad, Arthur, who loved trains and model trains.

    £50.00

  • Steve Thompson

    Steve Thompson

    Jun 14, 2019

    Having visited your Stamford show for many years and being a Railway modeller myself I was shocked and upset at your terrible news. So much good work destroyed by the mindless.

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 14, 2019

    We were shocked to hear news. Best wishes to all affected.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 14, 2019

    Shame on the cowards that did this to you! Completely uncalled for and they are a disgrace. You on the other hand will grow stronger from this and I hope to see more about your achievements soon!

    £20.00

  • Dee woodley

    Dee woodley

    Jun 14, 2019

    This story makes me cry every time I see it on the news.. Its not much but I would like to donate.. Good luck to u all 🚞

    £20.00

  • Nick Hamilton

    Nick Hamilton

    Jun 14, 2019

    I know I would feel utter loss and frustration at all those hours of enjoyment broken up in a senseless act. This will not replace lost time & effort but will help material replacement. Keep going.

    £50.00

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    Anonymous

    Jun 13, 2019

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Market Deeping Model Railway Club

Market Deeping Model Railway Club

Market Deeping, Peterborough, UK

The Club was founded in 1976 and meets regularly on Monday nights. Full details are on our website www.mdmrc.org We run not only our show in Stamford but also attend and exhibit many others around the country bringing pleasure to many model rail enthusiasts.

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