Daley donates to online auction

Tom Daley among a host of celebrities donating items to a public auction Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Plymouth-based Olympic medal-winning diver Tom Daley is among a host of celebrities who have donated items to a public auction in aid of The Rainforest Foundation UK. The 12 Days of Christmas is an annual online auction which is now in its third year.

Lots include an autographed Signature Series bass guitar from Sting, a London 2012 T-shirt signed by medal-winning athletes, a signed pair of flip-flops worn by Michael Palin, as well as signed items by Sir Ian McKellen, Olivia Newton-John and Paralympics winner Ellie Simmonds.