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It's the sort of thing that delighted millions of TV viewers in I’m A Celebrity.

But now two Kirklees College security staff have braved an ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Bushtucker-style challenge to help students raise money for charity.

Phil O’Malley and Sid Ali battled head to head in a series of stomach-churning challenges which included plunging head-first into gunge and eating creepy-crawlies.

The event, at the Waterfront campus, off Manchester Road, Huddersfield, was organised by level-three business students Lorna Vindice, from Thornhill Lees, Sarah Morrell, from Skelmanthorpe, and Joanna Nuttall, from Mirfield.

As part of their course, the students have to turn £500 into £5,000 for the Brackenhall-based Forget Me Not Trust Children’s Hospice.

The event raised £130 towards the Brackenhall hospice.

Lorna said: “The reason that we chose to get involved is because it’s for such a good cause.

“Also, people in our Phoenix enterprise society have family members who have been helped by the charity, so it means a lot to us.

“It has also been a fantastic experience in developing business and enterprise skills.”

Phil and Sid put their heads into buckets of pink gunge, flour and feathers to collect stars in their mouths before eating meal worms and crickets as part of a ‘bushtucker trial’.

Sid was crowned ‘College King’, having completed the challenge in the shortest time, and was presented with a pink crown.

Business tutor Lydia Butterworth said: “I am so proud of our students for the hard work and originality that went into organising such a fantastic and entertaining event.”

The students are now planning a bake sale, raffle and fancy-dress day to help them reach their target. To make a donation, visit ww.justgiving.com/100s-1000s

For information on business and enterprise courses at Kirklees College, visit www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk