Handfuls of charity cash raised for Comic Relief

Face painting, bake-offs, fancy dress and sponsored cycle rides – it was all going on across South Holland last week in aid of Comic Relief.

Schools, playgroups, businesses and individuals all did their bit for Red Nose Day, helping to raise an amazing £75,107,851 nationwide.

Teachers at Spalding High School took part in a Vienesse whirl bake-off. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG140313-124TW

Teachers at Spalding High School took part in a Vienesse whirl bake-off. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG140313-124TW

* Teachers at Spalding High School took part in a Vienesse whirl bake-off.

* Children at William Stukeley Primary School, Holbeach, dressed up as monsters and zombies.

* Gosberton Primary School students proved that Gosberton’s Got Talent.

* Children at Spalding Primary School enjoyed a bake-off.

* Youngsters at Little Treasures Nursery in Pinchbeck had their faces painted.

* Pupils at Thomas Cowley High School, Donington, showed off their sporting skills in a basketball challenge.

* Students at the Crowland campus of the University Acadmey Holbeach took part in a whole host of Red Nose Day challenges, involving Malteasers, Nintendo Wii games and cake decorating.

* Staff at Spalding’s Sainsbury’s store took on various Malteaser challenges including the Cheeky Chopstick Challenge.

* Shining Stars Toddler and Parent Group, which meets at Spalding’s Lighthouse Pentecostal Church, dressed up for the day.

* Staff at Long Sutton Medivets cycled to Paris and back on a static bike.

* Turn to page 46 for more pictures.