Dress­ing up for Red Nose Day de­lights

Wilmslow Express - - FRONT PAGE - KAREN BRIT­TON karen.brit­ton@men­media.co.uk @KarenBrit­ton1

SCHOOLCHIL DREN, work­ers and fam­i­lies took part in spon­sored events for Comic Re­lief.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion en­cour­ages com­mu­ni­ties to or­gan­ise ac­tiv­i­ties for Red Nose Day to raise money for causes in Africa and the UK. The team at Mail Boxes Etc on Wa­ter Lane col­lected dona­tions and chil­dren at Wilm­slow Grange Pri­mary School took part in an all-day spon­sored dance.

Chil­dren at St Bene­dict’s Pri­mary School in Hand­forth took part in an Ob­sta­cle Course Chal­lenge. Jane Gor­nell, head­teacher, said: “Each class had to nav­i­gate a timed and com­pet­i­tive course in­volv­ing bal­anc­ing, tar­get prac­tice and shim­my­ing like Bear Ghrylls through a parachute. Silk Ra­dio vis­ited and the chil­dren were ex­cited their in­ter­views were broad­cast to cel­e­brate Comic Re­lief.”

Above and inset, the team from Silk Ra­dio joined chil­dren at St Bene­dict’s Catholic Pri­mary school in Hand­forth for an ob­sta­cle course chal­lenge

Above, Staff at Mail oxes Etc donned from com­edy glasses for the cause; right, Harry and Thomas Der­ri­cott, who go to Wilm­slow High School, dressed up for the day

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