FUNDRAISERS at an Oxford supermarket have announced the total amount of money they raked in for Comic Relief.

Last month staff at Sainsbury’s Heyford Hill took part in weeks of fundraising for the charity, which helps people in the UK and abroad.

On Red Nose Day itself on Friday, March 24, activities included dressing up, raffles, a photo booth and tombola.

The store has now revealed generous customers helped it to raise £2,529.

Store manage Richard Perry said: “Our colleagues love getting involved with Red Nose Day fundraising and we’re all really proud to support such a great cause.

“There were some brilliant activities planned this year and we look forward to inviting customers to join in with the fun

The store, which has supported comic relief since 1999, sold items including wristbands, badges, a mug and foldaway reusable bag.

As always people were also able to purchase red noses, including limited edition ones.

Sainsbury’s has raised more than £100m for Comic Relief in the past 18 years.

From each £1 nose 60p goes to charity which supports people leading tough lives in the UK and Africa.

The Heyford Hill store, which serves Littlemore, Rose Hill and south Oxford, supports a range of charity initiatives.

Staff members have taken part in skydives for charity Headway and it has also run fundraisers for the Oxford-based mental health charity Restore in recent years.