Scarborough fish and chip shop raises £6,563 for Children in Need

A Scarborough fish and chip shop has raised £6,563 for Children in Need.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 3:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 3:36 pm
Papa's Fish and Chips

Papa's Fish and Chips on Foreshore Road, alongside two of the chain's other stores in Hull and Cleethorpes, sold their regular fish and chips for £1 on Monday (November 11).

Additional fundraising activities such as Batter Bucket Challenge, Batter Baths and bouncy castles also took place in a bid to raise funds.

Prior to the deal, a spokesman for the chain said: "We love working with our local communities to help make a difference – so in doing this we’re hoping to raise over £10,000 for this great cause."

Papa's Fish and Chips

This year's Children In Need TV appeal raise £47.9m which was hosted by Marvin and Rochelle Humes, Mel Giedroyc, Tom Allen, Graham Norton, Ade Adepitan and Tess Daly

The BBC's Children in Need appeal began in 1980 and raised £1 million in its first year.

As of 2018, £1 billion has been raised since the appeal's launch to support children and young people across the UK.

The charity's mascot, Pudsey Bear, was introduced in 1985.

Papa's Fish and Chips

Children in Need provides grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged.