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Children in Need appeal

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  • Author: dgodsall

Together we can make a difference to young lives.

Families in Nottinghamshire are being invited to support this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal.

A host of stars including Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Dame Kelly Holmes, Dr Alex George, Jermaine Jenas, Alex Jones, Roman Kemp, Oti Mabuse, Christine McGuinness, Harry Pinero, Katie Piper, Jill Scott MBE, Rachel Stevens, Laura Whitmore, Joe Wicks MBE, Big Zuu are backing the fund-raising appeal.

The celebrities have joined forces to inspire the nation to show their support for children and young people facing disadvantage across the UK, and demonstrate that together we can make a difference to young lives.

Thanks to the ongoing support of the British public, BBC Children in Need are able to fund thousands of project workers across the UK who provide the positive relationships needed to help children navigate through the challenges they face and provide the everyday magic that every child deserves.

The appeal aims to shine a light on the importance of the positive relationships provided by project workers in grass roots organisations as they work to help children and young people across the UK to thrive and be the best they can be.

The charity says there are plenty of ways for the Great British public to Challenge Yourself and be SPOTacular for BBC Children in Need, including through a new fundraiser for 2023 – Pudsey Bearpees – led by the charity’s ambassador, Joe Wicks MBE.

Joe will be challenging the nation to undertake 1,000 Bearpees over the course of a month in the run up to the charity’s 2023 Appeal.

The Great SPOTacular Appeal Show takes place on Friday 17 November 2023 at 7pm on BBC One and iPlayer.

To find out more, please go to the BBC Children in Need website.