Residents and business across Huntingdonshire joined in the festivities, helping to raise hundreds of pounds for good causes. Nationwide, the Comic Relief appealed raised more than £73million, with the money going towards initiatives in the UK and overseas. At Fentex, based in Warboys, staff turned up for the day in fancy dress and held a barbecue as well as a raffle and raised £843.90. At Oxfam in St Neots, the celebrations took place over two days, with a cake sale, raffle, and plenty of red noses on sale for visitors to the shop. Siobhan Mills, shop manager, said: The cake sale raised £180, at 50p a slice thats a lot of cake. We were absolutely thrilled with the reception we got from customers, the shop was buzzing with happy customers and a lovely smell of chocolate and coffee. At Nero Hairdressing, in St Ives, staff donned red noses for the day and also ran a cake stall, raffle, and tombola. In all, the salon raised £385.15.Luminus employees raised more than £110 for the cause. Money was raised through a dress down day. Dr Chan Abraham, Luminus chief executive, said: Comic Relief has been doing remarkable work in tackling poverty and changing lives, both here in the UK and in other parts of the world. It is a great example of what we are trying to encourage in our 2020 Vision: The Road to Renewal transforming the world where we are for the better and I commend our staff for generously donating to this cause.