Network Rail announces independent charity ball to raise funds

Network Rail announces independent charity ball to raise funds

As part of Network Rail - guardians of the UK's rail network and Railway Children supporter - Asset Information have recently announced a glamorous black tie Charity Ball, which aims to raise £30,000 in support of Railway Children. The event will take place on Thursday 18th September 2014.
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Tour De Yorkshire: riding high after Sportive success

Tour De Yorkshire: riding high after Sportive success

On Sunday 13 July, 160 cycling enthusiasts followed in the pedal turns of their cycling heroes, pushing themselves to their physical and mental limits, by completing Railway Children's Tour de Yorkshire sportive. Just one week after the world's top cyclists swept through the first stage of the Tour de France, a peleton of determined amateur cyclists took on the charity's challenging route.
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Kings Cross Station fundraiser gears up for Tour de France

Kings Cross Station fundraiser gears up for Tour de France

It's a massive year for cycling in the UK with the biggest annual sporting event in the world taking place on our doorstep. On 5 July all eyes will be on North Yorkshire, as it hosts the Grand Depart of the Tour de France starting in Leeds. To celebrate the occasion, Railway Children and a team from East Cost Trains will be setting up camp on Kings Cross Station's concourse - next to the 'tree trunk' - from Wednesday 2 July to Monday 7 July.
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“Too scared to talk”: One in four children unable to share worries

“Too scared to talk”: One in four children unable to share worries

More than one in four children (27%) admit to keeping problems and worries to themselves because they are too scared to talk to their parents, a new survey* by Railway Children and long-term partner Aviva reveals.
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Rail staff support for Big Breakfast raises big bucks

Rail staff support for Big Breakfast raises big bucks

Rail staff across the country treated rush-hour commuters to a selection of breakfast delights, while raising money for children at risk on the streets as part of Railway Children's 'Big Breakfast' event. Organisations and individuals were invited in May to raise money for vulnerable street children by holding a breakfast-themed event.
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Charity raffle tickets go on sale

We have amazing prizes to be won, which have all been kindly donated by our supporters. At just £2 a ticket or £10 for a book, you could be in with a chance of winning a weekend for two to Paris (4 Star Hotel, and Eurostar) or a Kindle HD tablet. Runner up prizes include a Rugby Ball signed by the Bath team and a bottle of champagne.
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