Uk news Tragic student raises £10k as family release single after fall death MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Campbell Hunter recorded the song before the tragedy that claimed his life at Strathclyde University in December.
Breaking News ! A teenager who died after falling off a wall at a university in Glasgow has raised £10,000 for charity with a single released after the tragedy. Campbell Hunter, from Peebles, died just hours after plunging from a wall at Strathclyde University at the end of last year. The hugely popular 18-year-old, who was described as ‘the life and soul of the party’ recorded the moving track with his uncle Mike. The pair put it together in a studio in his gran’s summer house. Shocked students left flowers near to where the tragedy happened (Image: Daily Record) Read More Related Articles How to get the latest Scottish news stories sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles Scots mum who spent 12 'terrifying' days battling Covid in hospital says Amazon oximeter saved her life Last week, his devastated family released the song, called 'The Divide', that the talented singer had recorded in the summer. Writing on the just giving fundraising page Campbell’s mum Gayle Gallagher, 41, said “After the tragic death of our son, it became apparent to us the massive impact Campbell had on the people and community around him. “During the summer he recorded a song in a makeshift studio in his Nana’s summerhouse with his Uncle Mike. “We hoped that the song would bring some joy and help continue the important work of three organisations he was involved with and held close to his heart.” And on the download page of the single his uncle added: “My beautiful nephew Campbell tragically passed away at just 18 years old.
. He recorded this song with his mum in July 2020 singing in a summer house in his nana's garden.
Pals took to social media to complain about a lack of action over the wall
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Wall where Strathclyde student plunged to his death to undergo urgent safety work
“I love you Cam, we are all so proud of you. I am pleased we recorded this, it makes me happy listening to it.” The single has already raised nearly £10,000 for three charities - Borders befriending service, Tweed Reads and cancer charity the Anthony Nolan Trust. It is hoped the track will also give Campbell’s family and friends something to treasure.
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Since the accident, Strathclyde University has made alterations to the wall in Rotten Row to prevent anyone from sitting on it. Listen to and download the charity single 'The Divide' here.
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