Published: November 18, 2011
In photos: Burnham-On-Sea fundraisers support BBC Children In Need

Fundraisers across the Burnham-On-Sea area collected thousands of pounds for BBC Children In Need during Friday (November 18th).

Among them were children from Burnham's Rose Cottage Nursery, pictured above, who took part in a sponsored beach walk in their pyjamas while singing songs!

"They all had a really nice time and enjoyed meeting people along the route who stopped and made donations. We managed to raise around £350," Kellie Sanders, Deputy Manager, told

Meanwhille, collection buckets were also rattling at ASDA in Highbridge, pictured right, where Pudsey Bear made a special appearance.

Children in the Maple Class at Highbridge's Churchfield school also raised £192.94 for Children in Need by making cakes and biscuits to sell, as pictured below.

Staff at Boots The Chemists, Greggs The Bakery and BOS Cafe on Burnham High Street collected hundreds of pounds in fancy dress.

And children and staff at Playaway Day Nursery in Burnham also dressed up in Pudsey bear spots to raise funds.

Residents at Burnham's Elizabeth Court also raised over £60 by holding a cake and quiz morning for Children In Need. Jane Lock, Extra Care Manager at Elizabeth Court, said: "The quiz morning was great fun and added a real spark to everyone’s day - thanks go to all the residents and staff who donated so generously."'s photographers have been snapping the activities - and you can also send your photos by contacting us here.

Children at Playaway Day Nursery in Burnham dressed up in bear spots

Fundraising fun was enjoyed at Playaway Day Nursery in Burnham

Homes in Sedgemoor’s cake bakers Karen Lavers, Lindsey Hoggard and Sue Bishop during their fundraising

Staff at Highbridge's Asda store donned fancy dressed to raise money

Highbridge's Churchfield School held a cake and biscuit making session for Children In Need on Friday

Churchfield School pupils enjoying their tasty fundraising event on Friday

Members and volunteers of Burnham's Gateway Club held a pyjama party on Thursday and raised approximately £175


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