Paw-fect pets needed for charity competition

Have you got the paw-fect funny pet picture? – Then North East Derbyshire District Council wants to hear from you!

Council Chair, Cllr Pat Antcliff, is appealing for North East Derbyshire residents to send in their favourite amusing animal snaps to raise cash for her two chosen charities - Alzheimer’s Research UK and the National Deaf Children’s Society.

Perhaps you’ve got a dancing dog, a laughing llama or a crazy cat. If you’ve got a picture of your pet which puts a smile on your face, we want to see it!

A minimum £5 donation is requested for each photo entered, with a £50 Marks and Spencer gift card up-for grabs for the lucky winner.

Cllr Antcliff, said: “Both charities are close to my heart, so I want to do all I can to raise as much money and awareness for them – especially at the present time when they need our help more than ever.

“A photo competition is the perfect way to show off your pet doing something funny, raise cash for a good cause and maybe win a prize too!”

The competition is open to all ages, with a £5 entry fee per photo entered and you can enter as many times as like!

To enter, send your donation to*. You will then need to send your ‘proof of donating email’, along with your funny pet photo(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including ‘Chair’s photo competition’ in the subject box.

Please remember to also include: your name, address, telephone number, your pet’s name and a brief description of them.

Parents must give permission for under 18s to enter the competition.

The closing date for entries is Monday 14 December 2020.

Entrants should read the full terms and conditions ;before entering the competition.

* Fundraising, payments and donations will be processed and administered by the National Funding Scheme (Charity No: 1149800), operating as DONATE. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate. For Terms & Conditions, see