Bognor Birdman is saved by toilet roll company

News. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150807-174846001
News. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150807-174846001

Just two days after it was announced Bognor Birdman was cancelled for 2017, the organisers have revealed the funds have been found.

Sarah Boote-Cook today confirmed the £10k shortfall had been raised.

She said: “Cheeky Panda have added the £6k to the £4k already collected by the town!

“Birdman will fly as planned 12/13 August. Huge thanks to the people of Bognor and Cheeky Panda who have supported the Birdman committee this week - you are all amazing!”

Cheeky Panda is a tissue and toilet roll company and it reportedly decided to contribute after hearing the appeal on TV this morning.

This story will be updated as we hear more.

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