News and events Blog Do they know it’s Christmas? Nicky Robinson from Thornley has recorded a version of ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ The song is being used to raise money to help homeless organisations including DASH. Uploaded Project Aid at www.facebook.com/nickyremusic Also on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/r38rBcHOs6o Nicky said; “We have 6 singers and 1 lyricist 6 Singers: Nicky Ré, (Nicky Robinson), Thornley, 22 Therese Carroll, Newcastle, 28 Craig Riley, Middlesborough, 27 Bryoni Askew, Consett, 16 Kati Gill, Kent, 32 Sarah Coleman, 24 1 Lyricist (Rapper) who wrote the rap part Voykl - Kye Huggins, 32 Amber Woollett, 22, from Brandon, changed the lyrics to relate the song more to homelessness. This is the donation link; https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/nickyre I asked Vokyl why he became involved and what it meant to him and he said this: I'm 32, I’ve lived independently since I was 15. I got robbed and left with nothing but the clothes on my back. I've had to stay at a friend's flat that had no electricity or gas for 6 months and it was not easy and recently I had to give up my private rented flat because I had to move jobs and couldn't afford it anymore and if it wasn't for my partner Kayleigh Thomas I would be homeless right now. I can see how easy it is to be in that situation. I think what you're doing Nicky is amazing and I along with a huge percentage of the world have loads of good intentions of helping but life can get in the way so this is my way of doing something towards helping. Sign up for the events we do today Be a part of our history by volunteering Help us to do even more by fundraising for us Would you like to donate?