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Face of BBC Children in Need visits Mayor of Douglas

The face of BBC Children in Need, Pudsey the Bear, is touring the Isle of Man.

This afternoon, Pudsey visited the Mayor of Douglas, Jon Joughin, in the Island's capital.

Here's the moment he was welcomed into Mr Joughin's office:

Pudsey has been visiting islanders this week, to see how they are getting on with their fundraising for the charity.

Barclays at Eagle Court is hosting a ‘Pudsey Party’ for employees and their families from 5pm on Friday, ahead of the appeal show with fancy dress, face painting, a photo booth and the Barclays choir performing.

150 local volunteers from Barclays will be staffing 100 phone lines and taking calls from members of the public from around the UK wishing to make a donation on the BBC Children in Need appeal night.

Pudsey will also be on Strand Street on Saturday, between 10am and 4pm, to collect donations.

Mr Joughin told Manx Radio the visit has been a privilege, but first, Pudsey's helper Bal Jandu explained what else he'd been up to:

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