Work colleagues at East Cambs council combine talent to release single to boost mental health charity

17:47 09 July 2014

Two Free guitarist

Two Free guitarist

Archant

Two work colleagues, who have raised money for charity by busking, are bringing in more cash for charity by releasing a single of their own song.

Singer Jules Atkins of Ely and guitarist Mike Rowe, of Christchurch, who works at East Cambs District Council, have been performing together for four years under the name Two Free.

They have raised more than £600 by busking around Ely and Downham Market for cancer charities and are now spreading their wings to raise more money for cancer and also the mental health charity Sane by releasing a single called Angels.

Ms Atkins said: “We both get a lot of pleasure from performing but also find music very therapeutic.

“It started out as an amateur thing for fun but we have realised it is also a good way to bring in money for good causes which is why we decided to release the single on iTunes, Google play and Spotify.”

Ms Atkins fought and beat cancer in and Mr Rowe has suffered with depression and the pair says they have both found music a healing tool in their lives and hope to spread that through their performances.

“Already charity pages have picked it up and re posted the song, including a site in Australia,” said Ms Atkins.

For details on how to buy their song visit their Facebook page TwoFree.

11:10
Fenland district council planning committee, Site visit. Picture: Steve Williams.

Plans for a controversial anaerobic digester (AD) at Wimblington could get the go-ahead with officers recommending approval despite massive local opposition.

Yesterday, 16:11
General Purposes Committee. County Hall, Cambridge.Estover playing field. Councillors voting on lease for Estover playing field, Picture: Steve Williams.

A momentous decision today by Cambridgeshire County Council will pave the way for a 99 year lease being offered to March to take control of all 18 acres of Estover playing field.

12:35
Graham Wesley. Picture: Steve Williams.

A branch for ex-National Service airmen will meet for the first time next month.

11:36
Whittlesey round table carol float and charter nights

A new float built in memory of a fellow round tabler has helped to raise more than £6000 for local charities.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition