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Students celebrate ‘Women Who Wander’

Year 8 students from Kirkby High School were celebrating after winning a writing competition entitled ‘Women Who Wander’ organised by Lancashire Rail.

‘Women Who Wander’ is unique project facilitated by Community Rail Lancashire, that will be engaging women and girls to experience and influence rail use and industry by promoting and publishing their views of rail use, experiences and employment.

Students were asked to write a piece of writing in a style of their choice, reflecting their views on any area of rail travel, use or employment.

The students Lilie Appleton, Lily McGaw, Lucy Wallace, Danielle Skyner, Lily-Ella Gilbert Gault, Isobel Unsworth and Ella Gorman were selected as the overall winners and will have their pieces published.

All students have been invited with their parents, carers and friends to attend a reading event on International Women’s Day, which will take place on 8 March in Manchester Victoria station.

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