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Getting in the Children in Need spirit
PEOPLE across Salisbury and south Wiltshire got into the fundraising spirit for Children in Need on Friday.
Cake sales, quizzes, Pudsey Bear biscuits and non-uniform days were held to raise money for the charity. Among those taking part, were children and staff at Kiwi School, Bulford, who raised £251by wearing pyjamas and holding a bake sale.
Headteacher Susan Raeburn said: “Everyone got involved and we had a really busy day raising money for Children in Need, which was a great success.”
Also doing their bit were pupils at St Edmund’s School in Salisbury. They raised more than £800 by dressing up in something spotty.
And youngsters at Salisbury Cathedral School raised about £160 by filling a Pudsey bear poster with £1 coins , while the catering department made Pudsey bear biscuits.
Leehurst Swan and St Osmund’s schools collected about £200 through a non-uniform day and bake sale.
And staff at Farley Nursery School helped raise £487 by cycling the distance to London and back on an exercise bike.
A Children In Need Ladies Luxury Gift Fayre and Pamper Evening, which took place at Coombe Bissett Village Hall, raised £504.
Organiser Karen Dale said: “We'd like to thank everyone who attended and for their generosity. The evening was a great success.”
Businesses also joined in the fun. Barclays Bank in Salisbury sold a range of cakes for the cause while staff at the Lazy Cow dressed up in pyjamas