first_img BBC Radio 2 auctions in aid of BBC Children in Need have raised £894,000, including a record £250,000 bid by Martin Ainscough from Wigan for Aled Jones and Katie Melua to perform at an event in Manchester.Sir Terry Wogan, who is hosting tonight’s BBC Children in Need telethon, described Wednesday’s result as “the most amazing, the most wonderful day I’ve ever had on radio.”Radio 2 drivetime presenter Chris Evans’ auction raised £231,019. He invited listeners to bid for the chance to join him for a game of golf and have dinner cooked by Georgio Locatelli afterwards. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Celebrity Events BBC Radio 2 auctions raise record amount for Children in Need  32 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1center_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Children in Needs online auction at eBay.co.uk has also raised £19,000 so far. Lots on offer include Rio Ferdinand’s football boots, an experience with the BBC Weather team, a signed Doctor Who prop, and lots of Pudsey Bears signed by stars including Nicole Kidman, Take That, The Spice Girls, and Lewis Hamilton. Howard Lake | 17 November 2007 | Newslast_img read more