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Fakenham fish and chip shop say farewell to fifteen years of fancy dress fundraising

PUBLISHED: 13:02 16 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:02 16 November 2017

Staff at Drifters in Fakenham, have dressed up for Children in Need. Pictured at the front is Jonathan Hollings. Picture: Ian Burt

Staff at Drifters in Fakenham, have dressed up for Children in Need. Pictured at the front is Jonathan Hollings. Picture: Ian Burt

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A fish and chip shop in Fakenham have got into costume for Children in Need for the final time.

Staff at Drifters in Fakenham, have dressed up for Children in Need. Pictured is Jonathan Hollings. Picture: Ian BurtStaff at Drifters in Fakenham, have dressed up for Children in Need. Pictured is Jonathan Hollings. Picture: Ian Burt

Staff at Drifters Fish and Chips have been fundraising for the BBC charity for the past 15 years.

And their ambitious costumes have ranged from Alice in Wonderland and St Trinians, to Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Staff will serve up cod and chips dressed as ‘mums and babies’ from November 16-18.

Read more: See why Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are selling fish and chips in Fakenham

Jonanthan and Mark Hollings, and Andrew Felton, have managed the fish and chip shop for six years.

They have also fund-raised for local causes, as well as charity Stand Up To Cancer.

Jonathan Hollings said: “We love doing it and we’ve raised a lot of money over the 15 years.

“But its got more elaborate as time has gone by. Next year we’re thinking of doing a raffle and bingo instead.”

The shop raise around £1,000 for Children in Need each year. Their highest total was £3,000.

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