Thousands of pounds has been raised for Children In Need across the Burnham-On-Sea area during a series of fundraising events.

Schools, local businesses and groups joined in the annual BBC fundraising marathon by holding fun events.

Staff at Boots the Chemist in Burnham-On-Sea High Street also got into the fundraising mood, collecting through the day, as pictured above.

Youngsters at Brent Knoll School (above) and Burnham-On-Sea’s Footprints Nursery (below) and spent the day dressed in yellow or spotty clothes, raising money for Children In Need.

The team at Burnham’s Priory Court marked the day with Pudsey-themed cakes, biscuits, music and bingo, pictured below.

And more than 50 energetic fundraisers also took part in a sponsored ‘jazzercise’ sessison at East Huntspill Hall on Thursday for Children in Need, as featured here.