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Weʼre raising £5,000 to to buy our much loved sound engineer Fred some new hearing aids!

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Fred Ball is a huge part of our local music scene. He has inspired/encouraged and helped so many of us as musicians. As well as providing incredible support, he offers an impeccable service as a sound engineer. For many of us, he has supported us through our creative journeys and Fred has seen many of us from the start to where we are now. He's the first to offer to help and we'd be lost without him!

However, Fred has suffered with hearing loss for the past few years and subsequently his job (mixing live sound) is becoming harder for him. He has struggled with NHS hearing aids for a few years now and doing what he does (relying on his hearing for sound engineering) they aren't quite what he needs! None of us would like to see Fred to have to step back from doing what he loves doing.

A large number of local musicians and friends have begun a fundraising quest to raise £5,000 to buy Fred some brand new hearing aids (the best that money can buy!) We will be setting several events up in the Horsham and Crawley area and selling merchandise at gigs!

Our aim is to raise the £5,000 for December (Fred's birthday month) and whatever you can spare, would be greatly appreciated by many, but of course Fred himself. He's blown away by the idea of it and is extremely grateful that people would want to help him this way :)

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    • Simon Jones

      Simon Jones

      Oct 22, 2017


    • Tess Kimber

      Tess Kimber

      Oct 18, 2017

      Hi Jodie Well done for doing this for Fred! x


    • Julie Aveston

      Julie Aveston

      Oct 17, 2017

      x fingers love Julie xx


    • Kes Howe

      Kes Howe

      Oct 16, 2017

      Can only agree with everything that's already been said. So glad to be a part of it.

    • Peter Hartley

      Peter Hartley

      Oct 12, 2017


    • Richard Slater

      Richard Slater

      Oct 12, 2017

      Dear Fred has helped so many people in so many ways.


    • Michael Walters

      Michael Walters

      Oct 12, 2017


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