The cash was already rolling in as the people of York “did something funny for money” on Red Nose Day.

Hundreds of businesses, organisations and individuals have been indulging in weird and wacky behaviour to raise funds for Comic Relief 2009.

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Red Nose Day 2009

  • York Press: David Kershaw and Charles Stent walk to work dressed up as Sylvestor and Tweety Pie in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Sainsbury's in Bootham dress up as doctors and nurses for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Sainsbury's in Bootham dress up as doctors and nurses for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Sainsbury's in Bootham dress up as doctors and nurses for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Sainsbury's in Bootham dress up as doctors and nurses for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Sainsbury's in Bootham dress up as doctors and nurses for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff members at Norwich Union's office at Monks Cross who wore fancy dress to raise money for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Bike-athon at Courtney's Gym to raise funds for Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Red Nose Day fun at Bootham School
  • York Press: Staff at St Michael le Belfrey Church shave their heads in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at St Michael le Belfrey Church shave their heads in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at St Michael le Belfrey Church shave their heads in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Staff at Wilkinson celebrate Red Nose Day.
  • York Press: The staff at Masstock Arable in the small village of Angram on Red Nose Day
  • York Press: Emma Foster, Anna Horodyska, Emily Wadham and Branch Manager Christine Carrick from Leeds Building Society.
  • York Press: John Winterburn of the Park Inn Hotel rowing in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Winner's of a joke competition at St Paul's Primary School being headteachers for the day.
  • York Press: Winner's of a joke competition at St Paul's Primary School being headteachers for the day.
  • York Press: Red Nose fun at Busy Bees day nursery
  • York Press: Directors of Hunters Estate Agents in Coppergate (from left) Kevin Hollinrake, Martin Robinson and Ed Jones set up stocks in Kings Square and invited members of public to throw wet sponges in aid of Comic relief.
  • York Press: Red Nose Day at New Earswick School
  • York Press: Staff at Meadowfield's home for the elderly on Nelson Lane, Tadcaster Road, raising money for Comic Relief by wearing their pyjamas to work.
  • York Press: Staff at Meadowfield's home for the elderly on Nelson Lane, Tadcaster Road, raising money for Comic Relief by wearing their pyjamas to work.
  • York Press: Paul Cook Assistant Area HR manager of Sainsbury's (left) and Mark Dosser duty Manager of the Fulford Road store after having their hair shaved in store for Comic Relief
  • York Press: Paul Cook Assistant Area HR manager of Sainsbury's (left) and Mark Dosser duty Manager of the Fulford Road store after having their hair shaved in store for Comic Relief with staff in fancy dress
  • York Press: Paul Cook Assistant Area HR manager of Sainsbury's (left) and Mark Dosser duty Manager of the Fulford Road store having their hair shaved in store for Comic Relief
  • York Press: The Mount School dress up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: The Mount School dress up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: The Mount School dress up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: Lisa Elliott, from The Press, dressed up in her sons Power ranger outfit who raised money for Comic Relief
  • York Press: Red Nose Day fun at Fishergate School.
  • York Press: A team of officers from British Transport police about to walk to the top of the Minster on Red Nose Day
  • York Press: Red Nose Day fun at Terrington Hall School
  • York Press: Red Nose Day fun at Terrington Hall School
  • York Press: Red Nose Day fun at Terrington Hall School
  • York Press: A Huntington School pupil has his legs waxed in aid of Comic Relief.
  • York Press: Mr Ian Price, Assistant Headteacher of Huntington School has his legs waxed by a member of staff from The Sun Club beauticians at Huntington
  • York Press: SES staff get “funny for money” in aid of Red Nose Day!
  • York Press: SES staff get “funny for money” in aid of Red Nose Day!
  • York Press: York College hair and beauty students dressed up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: York College travel and tourism students dressed up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: York College A' Level students dressed up for Comic Relief
  • York Press: Chris Rushworth, York College A' Level student, painted head to foot in red, in aid of Comic Relief
  • York Press: Chris Rushworth and Emma Stephenson painted head to foot in red, in aid of Comic Relief
  • York Press: Emma Stephenson, York College Performing
Arts, Acting student, painted head to foot in red, in aid of Comic Relief. Emma raised £70 just by collecting on the bus on the way
to college - she was continuing to fundraise throughout the day.
  • York Press: Emma Stephenson, York College Performing
Arts, Acting student, painted head to foot in red, in aid of Comic Relief. Emma raised £70 just by collecting on the bus on the way
to college - she was continuing to fundraise throughout the day.
  • York Press: Dave Dee in his Red Nose garb. Picture: Nigel
Holland
  • York Press: Staff from Lamel Beeches. Picture: David
Harrison
  • York Press: Staff from the Sainsbury’s store at Monks Cross in York sell red noses 
outside the Minster; from left are Bev Neal, Rachel Theaker and Jackie Franks. Picture: Frank Dwyer

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