Big Bug Hunt in aid of charity

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A LEADING meningitis charity is appealing for nurseries and playgroups across the area to organise Big Bug Hunts to help raise vital funds.

Meningitis UK is encouraging groups to organise fun-packed days which include events and activities designed to appeal to children’s love of bugs.

The events can feature a sponsored bug hunt, fancy dress, games, colouring competitions and cooking bug cakes.

The days are aimed under-fives, who are most at risk of the deadly disease, and intend to educate children and their parents about meningitis while also help to raise money for research into finding a vaccine.

Big Bug Hunt events can take place any time from now until the end of May.

For more information and to register your event visit or call 0117 373 73 73.