A RHUDDLAN charity's novel fundraising approach returns this month with a spooktacular twist.

The Osborne Trust is offering up an array of creepy costumes to accompany their Ozzy & Friends teddy range for their Pay Your Age Teddie event at the Community Centre in Rhuddlan Community Centre on Saturday, October 26.

The first of two such events this year, with a Christmas themed follow up scheduled for December, the event will raise funds for the charity's providing support and activities for children whose parents are battling cancer.

Emma Osborne, the no Rhyl based founder of the charity, said: "What better way to start off the half term and get ready for Halloween than at our spooky, free to enter event and supporting a good cause.

"Anyone under the age of eight who comes down to the community centre on the day can pay their age to stuff their own teddy, with lots of different kinds and costumes available.

"And, of course, any child who wants to come down in their own fancy dress is most welcome."

"While we do offer some themed costumes for our teddies throughout the year, for the this first time Halloween themed fundraiser we will have more on offer as well as some Christmas outfits for anyone who wants to make a start on their Christmas shopping list."

In addition to the Pay Your Age fundraiser, their will be interactive reptile handling courtesy of Eric & Friends, allowing children to make a new friend before taking another one home with them.

The event also features a raffle, refreshments and some games.

The event, which runs from 10am is free to enter. Children must be at the event to be eligible. Anyone over eight years old can still purchase a teddy at the regular price of £8.