SLIDESHOW: Cooking good for Comic Relief

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Buns, cakes and laughter helped raise money for charity as part of Comic Relief.

Youngsters at Thornhill Community Academy raised £875 for charity through a judged Red Nose Day-style baking competition.

The T3 Gym in Dewsbury held a 24-hour workout for Comic Relief. Boxing session with coach Abed Moughrbel Kristof Golec

The T3 Gym in Dewsbury held a 24-hour workout for Comic Relief. Boxing session with coach Abed Moughrbel Kristof Golec

Children at St John’s Infant School in Boothroyd Lane dressed in red and made cakes to raised more than £350.

Budding athletes took part in a 24-hour workout at Dewsbury’s T3 Gym to help fundraise.

Bywell Junior School pupils competed in a bake off for charity, which was won by Kacie Timmins.

Kacie’s five-year-old sister, Ruby, also wore red on the day to raise money.

Staff at Dewsbury’s branch of Leeds Building Society also helped raised money for Comic Relief and encouraged customers to donate.

Branch manager Denise Watson said: “Getting involved on was be a great way to bring everyone in the branch together while making a real difference at the same time.

“The money raised will go to a range of great causes and fund projects to help vulnerable people both here in the UK and across Africa.”

Toddlers at Savile Town Infant and Nursery School had their faces painted and raised £129 for the charity appeal.

Staff at Sainsbury’s in Dewsbury raised cash with a number of activities including a cycling competition, Bake-a-thon and a fruit machine game.

Carlton Junior and Infant School youngsters dressed in red and decorated cakes and biscuits to raise around £280 for Comic Relief.