CAR dealership staff were full of Christmas cheer as they donned their festive threads to work.

Bolton Kia held a 'jolly jumper' day to raise money for Bolton Hospice during the Yuletide season.

Employees at the Middlebrook Retail Park garage, each made a donation to the hospice to allow them to sport their best Christmas get-up to work.

Kevin Howard, dealer principle at Bolton Kia, said: ”We’re delighted to have been able to help Bolton Hospice this festive season, the work they do in looking after the local community is vital and we’re incredibly proud to offer our continued support to them.”

The cash has gone to the hospice, whose of dedicated doctors, nurses and professional carers provide specialist support for people with life-limiting illnesses.

Care is offered both in the hospice and at home.

Over recent years Bolton Kia has supported the hospice by supplying them with Kia cars.