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A Race for Life event at St Columba’s Primary School last week raised in excess of £1000 for cancer charities.
Pupils completed a sponsored mile race while parents provided raffle prizes and cakes baked by themselves and the children.
The event was organised by the newly formed pupil council, which planned a full day of events for the children which ended with the race.
The children were asked to wear funny costumes to run in and there were some fantastic examples, the winner dressed up as a crazy cat lady.
Assistant race organiser Joanne Pashley said: ‘We are all incredibly proud of the children’s effort into raising this amount and we had a fantastic time in doing it!’