HUDDERSFIELD’S workers looked pretty in pink.

Dozens of people across the town came together for Breast Cancer Day yesterday.

Shop staff and office worker donned pink outfits to highlight the day.

Holmfirth really excelled, with staff in 14 shops sporting their pink outfits.

Organiser, Julie Hemingway, of Checkers hair salon, started the pink day in her home town of Holmfirth last year with only her salon involved and this year managed to get 13 other shops in on the act for this year’s pink day.

She and her three colleagues hope to have raised several hundred pounds with their efforts.

She said: “We are hoping to get even more people involved next year and register as a ‘pink town’ for ‘Paint the town pink’ by 2011”.

Buy it Direct Ltd, on Leeds Road, entered into the spirit of the event and are hoping to smash their target of £1,000.

Staff even managed to get their managing director, Nick Glynne to double any money they raise.

The staff at Peters, in King Street, also took part and really enjoyed the day. They said they will definitely be getting involved again next year.

Bigger stores also joined in the fun.

The Dorothy Perkins chain of shops had its own Pink Friday where there was a donation from all sales on pink clothes.

Last year the UK managed to raise £3.5m for Breast Cancer, with millions of people getting glammed up in pink to support the 125 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer every day.