For Westlife, The Cure and Rod Stewart at first direct Arena, we will be working with Martin House Children's Hospice, who will have collection staff on site for the shows to take donations.

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Craig and Brogan’s best memory of last Christmas was watching their two-year-old daughter Hali-Rose cradling her baby brother Joey in front of the Christmas tree, singing Silent Night to him.

It was the only Christmas they got to spend as a family of four as Joey was born with serious health conditions, and unfortunately, the family were told he would have a short life. Their stays and visits to Martin House last Christmas gave them confidence to make the most of the time they had with Joey, as well as enabling them to make lasting memories. Brogan said: “Santa and his reindeers visited us and we could put Joey in a stocking because he was so small. One day, when Joey was too sick to go outside, carol singers appeared and sang beautiful Christmas songs through the window”. Craig added: “Knowing that we had so much support from Martin House gave us the confidence to enjoy our Christmas with Joey and Hali-Rose. “We opened presents around the Christmas tree and had dinner with our parents.

Looking back, it was completely magical, and we will always be able to treasure those special memories”. Joey died at Martin House in March, which is where Craig and Brogan knew they wanted to be. “Martin House managed to turn our worst nightmare into something memorable and special,” said Brogan. Hali-Rose still talks about the day they met Santa at Martin House. Craig said: “She says to us, ‘Joey’s going to fly back down with the reindeer.

He’s not poorly anymore, because he’s with Father Christmas.’ It breaks our hearts. “This Christmas we’ll do everything we can to make it special for Hali-Rose, and Joey will always be part of our family traditions. We’ll get the baubles out that they made at Martin House, and hang them on the tree together. “We’re proud that we did everything we could for Joey and that our only Christmas together was so special. Martin House gave that to us”.