£26 million raised by Children in Need

Children in Need raised over £26 million during this year’s live television show, beating last year’s total.

A total of £26,757,446 was raised during the course of the seven-hour television extravaganza with that amount set to rise in the coming weeks. A host of stars performed including Girls Aloud and One Direction with Wolverhampton’s Liam Payne.

Last year, £26.3 million was raised during the live show and event were held all over the West Midlands to add to the charity total.

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