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Let’s hear it for fund-raisers around Ludlow and Tenbury
8:00am Friday 22nd March 2013 in News
Buy this photo » Anna Langridge, Chris Taylor and Zoe Moore with the exercise bike used for the marathon at Tenbury Leisure Centre. 131250-2
ONCE again people of all ages did their bit to raise money for a host of good causes while sometimes donning funny costumes or a red nose as part of the deal.
Pupils at Ludlow organised a staff football match, penalty and basketball shoot-outs, face-painting, cake and book sales, a teacher swap, an 80s style disco and a talent show, and raised £1,300 in the process.
Singing g roup Bella Acapella, made up of 20 women from Ludlow and Hereford, raised £300 on Friday when they sang in three pubs in Ludlow.
Abigail Hall and Millie Harris from Orleton C E Primary School raised over £90 for Comic Relief by swimming half a mile at Tenbury Swimming Pool. Abigail, eight, and Millie, nine, organised the sponsored swim and completed the 32 lengths during their weekly swimming lesson. This follows a cake bake held at Orleton School in November where the girls raised over £100 for Children in Need.
At Specsavers in Ludlow staf f dressed up and cakes were sold and raising £50, with more expected on Saturday.
There was Comic Relief bike ride at Tenbury Leisure Gym which has raised over £400 so far, with money still coming in.
Over 33 people took part in the continuous bike ride, ranging from staff gym members and residents who just popped in and had a go.
The total number of miles peddled was 71.47.
Raffle prizes were kindly donated by local business in Tenbury.
Well done to everybody who raised cash for Comic Relief and thanks for your pictures and reports.