Biggar High School pupils raise £3000 for charity

Biggar High School Pupils dress up to raise funds for The Cancer Trust
Biggar High School Pupils dress up to raise funds for The Cancer Trust
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Pupils at Biggar High School raised a staggering amount when they held a series of events for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

And headmaster Robert Stewart, who had bet that they would not beat the £2500 they raised a few months ago to support a teacher in Tanzania, was astonished when their Easter fundraising brought in over £3000.

“I think that is absolutely unbelievable for a small school over three days,” he said. “The pupils have excelled themselves yet again.”

For more information on the youngsters’ efforts, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is out now.