Doing something funny

PEOPLE in Honiton joined in with the rest of the country and got into the Red Nose Day spirit to raise money for Comic Relief.

PEOPLE in Honiton joined in with the rest of the country and got into the Red Nose Day spirit to raise money for Comic Relief.

The biennial fundraiser inspired all manner of ideas to do someething funny for money.

Stephanie Mabbutt and Katie McGovern, from Awliscombe Primary School PTFA became the Scooting Grannies and raced their way from the school and around Honiton for the day.

Dressed as grannies and children's scooters they raised around �200.


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They said: "It was a very tiring but great day and the support from the general public was fantastic!

"This will be put with the money raised from Awliscombe Primary school where all the staff and pupils donated money to spend the day in their pyjamas, along with the PTFA selling cakes and hot chocolate at the end of the day.

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"A great amount of money raised for a great cause!"

A spokesman for Honiton Community College said sixth formers arranged the collection for Red Nose Day. Lower College students wore red and sixth formers wore their clothes back-to-front. �750 was raised from the collection.

Denise Burges, of Southleigh, has extended her thanks to everyone who sponsored her to paint her sister, Jooles Vandervlist's Bump. They raised well over �100 and Bump art group made �927 for comic relief.

Children at Littetown Primary School also joined in the fun by dressing in their pyjamas for the day.

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