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YOUNGSTERS baked cakes, wore colourful clothes, and dressed in spots to raise money for the BBC s Children in Need Appeal on Friday. Children at the Mucky Moments playschool, based at Sewards End Village Hall on Tuesday mornings, enjoyed a Pudsey Bear-the

YOUNGSTERS baked cakes, wore colourful clothes, and dressed in spots to raise money for the BBC's Children in Need Appeal on Friday.

Children at the Mucky Moments playschool, based at Sewards End Village Hall on Tuesday mornings, enjoyed a Pudsey Bear-themed play session and raised £65 for the charity.

Pudsey biscuits were decorated and some of the children even had their faces painted as Pudsey.

At Friends' Junior School in Saffron Walden, pupils and teachers paid a pound so they could come to class wearing fancy dress. Students from the senior school held a cake sale.


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Children were spotted arriving at Dame Bradbury's School, Saffron Walden, dressed in spots in their bid to raise lots of money for Children in Need.

Mums at Baby Yoga, held every Wednesday afternoon at United Reform Hall, Abbey Lane, Saffron Walden, were all stretching for a good cause. Teacher Emma Stevens said: "I want to thank everyone who came to the class and gave generously to a good cause. It is rewarding to know that our money will help those in need."

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Great fun was had by staff and children at Stebbing Primary School when they turned up for school wearing crazy colours. The school uniform was abandoned as hair was sprayed in multi-colours, faces were painted and non-matching colours were the only fashion statement allowed during the day. The school raised more than £250 for the charity.

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