A Warrington family have been overwhelmed with the donations for care packages they’ve sent to a relative serving in the army and stationed overseas.

Fifteen-year-old Marshall Hayes and Ashton Myers, who is ten, wanted to send treats and essentials to their brother Liam Morris and his troop after they were deployed overseas.

The youngsters, who were joined by their niece ten-year-old Lily-Mai Naylor and nephew Riley, who is seven, collected donations of gifts, snacks and toiletries from family and friends and filled empty shoe boxes ready to send to Liam and his colleagues.

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Debi Myers, who is mum to Liam, Marshall and Ashton and lives in the town centre, said: “The children knew Liam would be overseas for several months and they wanted to do something to make him smile.

“It will hopefully let him know that we’re all proud of him.

“The response was unbelievable and we were able to make 18 boxes which Liam will share with the rest of the troop.

“We hope they all manage to stay safe and well while they’re serving abroad.”