Peterborough puts on its Red Noses for Comic Relief

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-174633009
Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-174633009
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Children and workers put on their red noses and raised hundreds of pounds those less fortunate than themselves for Comic Relief.

Sponsored events took place in schools and offices across the city on Friday as part of the national fundraising event.

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-174950009

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-174950009

Staff at Boroughbury Medical Centre in Craig Street held a bake sale, while Newark Hill Academy pupils donned the special Red Noses for the day.

There were a series of activities at RSA in Lynchwood, where a number of staff members were put in the stocks for a custard pie to be thrown in their face, workers took part in a space hopper race, and others dressed in fancy dress.

The television campaign, which was broadcast on BBC1 on Friday evening, raised more than £73 million to help a range of charity projects in the UK and abroad.

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-175003009

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses. EMN-170324-175003009

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses -   Noor Ahmed (5) EMN-170324-175016009

Red Nose Day 2107. Pupils at Newark Hill Academy with their noses - Noor Ahmed (5) EMN-170324-175016009

Red Nose Day 2107. GP's and staff at the  Boroughbury Medical Centre at their cake stall EMN-170324-175041009

Red Nose Day 2107. GP's and staff at the Boroughbury Medical Centre at their cake stall EMN-170324-175041009

Red Nose Day 2107. GP's and staff at the  Boroughbury Medical Centre at their cake stall -  Dr Antonio Penart and health care assistant Kayley Chiarizia EMN-170324-174658009

Red Nose Day 2107. GP's and staff at the Boroughbury Medical Centre at their cake stall - Dr Antonio Penart and health care assistant Kayley Chiarizia EMN-170324-174658009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre  - Sophie Marceaux, Lee Dainty, Neil McIntyre and Nicola Mawdsley with Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232617009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre - Sophie Marceaux, Lee Dainty, Neil McIntyre and Nicola Mawdsley with Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232617009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre  -  Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232719009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre - Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232719009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre  -  Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232732009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre - Mark Coffey in the stocks. EMN-170326-232732009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre  - Amy Moore (left) and Nicola Mawdesley (right) with  friends on space hoppers EMN-170326-232839009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre - Amy Moore (left) and Nicola Mawdesley (right) with friends on space hoppers EMN-170326-232839009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre  - Amy Moore with victim in the stocks EMN-170326-232423009

RSA Lynchwood, Peterborough Red Nose Day call centre - Amy Moore with victim in the stocks EMN-170326-232423009