A ton of good reasons for Monkeying around

Georgina Jenkins, Tilly Corbett and Jasmine Cutting run together at the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.
Georgina Jenkins, Tilly Corbett and Jasmine Cutting run together at the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.

Fun in the sun added up to a hundred reasons to be happy for a bunch of Cheeky Monkeys.

The Cheeky Monkeys nursery, based in the Dyke House School’s Avondale Centre, held a family sports event to raise money for a leavers’ fun day.

Liam Campbell is presented with his medal by daughter Niamh.

Liam Campbell is presented with his medal by daughter Niamh.

“We had a really good turn-out,” said manager Carly Fields.

“We had lots of families there, we sold tickets and charged people 20p a time to throw a sponge at a member of staff in the stocks.

“The children really enjoyed themselves and we raised £100 for the leavers’ day.”

Lisa Anderson gets a winner's kiss from granddaughter Layla Pearce.

Lisa Anderson gets a winner's kiss from granddaughter Layla Pearce.

The mums and grans race in the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.

The mums and grans race in the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.

From left,  Isla Anderson, Layla Pearce, Niamh Campbell, Kadie Lea Drumm and Holly Deer with their medals and certificates from the sports day.

From left, Isla Anderson, Layla Pearce, Niamh Campbell, Kadie Lea Drumm and Holly Deer with their medals and certificates from the sports day.

Kai Pearson, Toby O'Connor and Cody Ryan with their medals and certificates from the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.

Kai Pearson, Toby O'Connor and Cody Ryan with their medals and certificates from the Cheeky Monkeys sports day.

Cheeky Monkeys Laydan Wyness, left, and Oliver Wynne take part in a running race.

Cheeky Monkeys Laydan Wyness, left, and Oliver Wynne take part in a running race.