DR Kershaw's Hospice is appealing for schools, organisations and businesses to help out with their latest quackers fundraiser - their annual Duck Race.

The want to hear from those who can sell ducks on their behalf around the borough.

The £1 tickets are now available in batches of 50 for anyone able to help make a splash for the Duck Race on August 11 when the yellow plastic competitors are raced down the River Irk, in Chadderton Hall Park, at 1.30pm.

The hospice fundraising team are also looking for organisations and businesses to sponsor a giant £25 duck that can be decorated to take part in the corporate race.

Call 0161 624 9984 or email fundraising@drkh.org.uk if you can help or to secure your corporate duck.