A sponsored nail painting event was among the many fundraising activities taking place across the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Friday, November 15th) for Children In Need.

Scores of schools and local businesses joined in the annual BBC fundraising marathon, raising thousands of pounds.

Among them were children at Lucy Gunter Dance Centre in Highbridge, who held a number of activities, including a unique fundraising nail painting session (pictured).

Staff at Boots the Chemist in Burnham High Street raised £160 from a tombola and cake stall and thanked customers for their support.

And other groups taking part included Burnham and Highbridge Gateway Club, Mark C of E First School, Burnham’s Fair Start Nursery and Berrow Primary School and Pre-School plus several other scholols in the area.

Children at Mark C of E First School were really excited to be raising money for Children In Need. The School Council held a Pudsey Bear style eye patch design competition and raised £173.47

Burnham’s Boots team sold cakes and other items to help Children In Need

Children at Burnham’s Fair Start Nursery have been busy making colourful play dough and cakes to sell for Children In Need

Children at Lucy Gunter Dance Centre in Highbridge made Pudsey cakes!

Children at Berrow Primary School and Pre-School have been selling wrist bands all week for Children In Need. They are also having a toy sale on Friday as well as holding a non-uniform tday. Many of the children chose to come in wearing their pyjamas!

Burnahm-On-Sea’s Boots chemist team supported Children In Need

Members of Burnham and Highbridge Gateway Club held a pyjama party and sold cakes and biscuits, raising a total of £167 for Children in Need (Pic Mike Lang)

Children at Burnham’s Fair Start Nursery came into nursery wearing their pyjamas for Children In Need on Friday

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