IN PICTURES: Wendy's brilliant badges

Collector Wendy Knipe has more than 7,500 charity pin badges.

Thursday, 21st February 2019, 9:00 am
Updated Thursday, 21st February 2019, 9:17 am
Wendy Knipe's badges include those issued by the RSPB - she has more than 1,500 featuring birds and other wildlife

The North Yorkshire-based carer has been collecting the badges since she was 13 - and they cover every charity from Age Concern to Tommy's.

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These are badges featuring characters from Gerry Anderson's sci-fi adventure series
Badges sold in aid of Tommy's - a children's charity
Wendy loves her colourful badges because they are full of character
Every self-respecting collector has these Rupert the Bear badges
The Magic Roundabout character badges feature Dougal and Zebedee
These four Dennis the Menace pins were the start of Wendy's collection. She brought them in Debenhams.
This selection of six feature characters from the Beano and include Minnie the Minx, Billy Whizz, Dennis the Menace and Gnasher
Magic Roundabout mix
This collection features birds and are a selection of badges issued by the RSPB
Wendy just can't resist a charity badge - these feature Spiderman
Wendy Knipe has been collecting charity pin badges for 25 years
A Thunderbird collection
The four badges feature the TV cartoon character Danger Mouse
Thirty badges and still counting
Magic Roundabout collection sold in aid of the Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust
Dennis the Menace badges sold in aid of Mencap
Wendy Knipe with a few of her badges