Mansfield Woodhouse youngster is using comedy to raise cash for charity

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A comedy-loving kid has come up with a rib-tickling recipe to raise cash for a good cause - by writing his own joke book.

Ben Yates from Mansfield Woodhouse is just seven-years-old, but has put pen to paper to produce a fully-illustrated book with the aim of pulling in the pounds for Age UK.

His mother, Catherine, explained: “He really loves playing around with words and coming up with jokes from them, so to get him into doing more writing his teacher suggested he could write a joke book over the holidays.


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