Cakes raise £126 for Sidmouth Lifeboat

18:52 20 January 2013

Jenny Callaghan with the two cakes.

Jenny Callaghan with the two cakes.

Archant

A PAIR of Christmas cakes have raised £126 for Fields’ charity of the year -Sidmouth Lifeboat.

The festive-themed treats were baked and decorated by Jen Callaghan, a chef in the store’s coffee shop.

Customers were invited to take part in a guess the weight of the cake competition - with a Mrs Smith from Otterton named the winner.

Staff also had the opportunity to guess the weight of a second cake, raising £26 in the process.

“Staff and customers have been fantastic this year, supporting our nominated charity, Sidmouth Lifeboat, and we’re delighted that we have continued to raise money during a very expensive time of year,” said Fields’ Claire Jenkins.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Thu, 13:19
Mary King greeted with Herald in California

Olympic silver medallist Mary King was met with a familiar sight in the Californian heat on a recent trip to America - as she was greeted with a copy of the Sidmouth Herald.

Read more
Wed, 16:49
Jonathan Marshall

A celebrity falconer’s media career is in ruins after he forged an animal passport for his Golden Eagle so he could appear on the ITV Alan Titchmarsh show.

Read more
Wed, 13:18
Head teacher of Newton Poppleford Primary School, Stuart Vaughan. Ref shs 3049-50-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

The £2.5million rebuild of Newton Poppleford Primary School will be good for the pupils and the community as a whole, according to its headteacher.

Read more
Wed, 10:11
Money

Small-scale developers will no longer have to compensate communities for the extra pressure their new homes will place on schools and leisure facilities, under new rules announced by central government.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Photo Orders
Competitions
Subscriptions
Facebook
Family notices

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition
Devon�s trusted business finder