Hemel Hempstead father and daughter's Christmas single raises hundreds for Age UK

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Phil and Evie have thanked everyone that downloaded to 'Christmas Crackers'

A father and daughter from Hemel Hempstead who recorded a Christmas single have raised over £800 for Age UK.

Phil Goodman, 55, and his 14-year-old daughter Evie created a Christmas song - which they wrote and recorded themselves - that was about enjoying spending time with friends and family rather than spending excessive amounts on food and gifts.

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They wanted the song, 'Christmas Crackers' to go viral to raise money for charity, it has already had over 10.5k Facebook views and a thousands of streams, raising over £800 for Age UK - the leading charity for older people.

Phil and Evie have raised over £800 for Age UKPhil and Evie have raised over £800 for Age UK
Phil and Evie have raised over £800 for Age UK
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Phil, who runs a computer services company in Leverstock Green, said: “The response we’ve had to the song and video on Facebook is overwhelming.

"We just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has liked, shared and donated money. Please keep streaming! Merry Christmas."

Evie attends Longdean School and is studying for a GCSE in music, she said: “I just can’t believe how many views and likes we’ve had. Thank you everyone.”