Gromits help to raise £3.8m for sick children

Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal has raised £3.8m towards the expansion of Bristol Children's Hospital - exceeding its initial target by £300,000.

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Cracking start to Gromit Unleashed art trail

Gromit creator Nick Park. Credit: ITV News West Country

Fans of the Bristol-made characters Wallace and Gromit have spent a total of around £25,000 on merchandise, since the Gromit Unleashed art trail was launched last weekend.

Creator Nick Park officially opened the Gromit Unleashed shop and Wallace & Gromit exhibition at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway on Monday.

700 people visited the shop on the first day, with 500 a day since then, according to the Charity.

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