support BBC Children In Need
of pounds has been raised for Children In Need across the Burnham-On-Sea
area during a series of fundraising events.
local businesses and groups joined in the annual BBC fundraising
marathon by holding fun events.
Somerset's Claire Carter broadcast her radio show from Burnham's
tourist information centre on Friday morning where she met the team
and local dignitaries including Mayor Bill Hancock, pictured below.
has spent a week walking 75 miles around Somerset in wellington
boots to raise thousands of pounds for Children In Need. Burnham's
Mayor Bill Hanock donned his wellies, as a local farmer, for his
leaving the BIARS team at Burnham's tourist information centre,
Claire visited young fundraisers at Burnham's St Andrew's School,
below, where she was given a warm welcome. They handed over a cheque
for £320 to Children In Need.
Somerset's Claire Carter then walked to King Alfred School in Highbridge
where she was again given a warm welcome and received over £1,100
raised for Children In Need by students.
also visited Wade House in Highbridge, run by YMCA Somerset, which
said funds donated to Children In Need have directly helped 100
went on to visit West Huntspill School where children and staff
gave her an enthusiastic welcome and told her about their fundraising
children were delighted to meet her and Pudsey Bear during the visit,
and handed over £95.18 that the school's under fives group
Knoll School's parliament organised games and competitions for the
charity and they raised over £200 for Children
In Need, below.
Rose Childminding in Brent Knoll also embarked on a sponsored walk
of 2.5 miles to raise funds, pictured below, raising further funds
for the charity.
50 energetic fundraisers also took part in a sponsored 'jazzercise'
sessison at East Huntspill Hall on Thursday for Children in Need,
as pictured here, raising over £550.
and Highbridge Gateway Club held a pyjama themed disco during their
regular Thursday evening meeting at Burnham's BAY Centre. Funds
were raised by the sale of donated cakes and drinks, as featured