GALLERY: Sidmouth Stand Up to Cancer
PUBLISHED: 07:10 26 October 2014
Chocolate orange was the flavour of the day, as people in Sidmouth made a stand against cancer last Friday, October 17.
Sidmouth Stand Up to Cancer 2014
Staff and volunteers from the Cancer Research with staff from Utopia. Ref shs 9028-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Singer Mervyn Gratton performs in the Market Place. Ref shs 9036-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Singer Mervyn Gratton performs in the Market Place. Ref shs 9038-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Haymans Butchers on Church Street. Ref shs 9045-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Jen Swales from Dotty Home. Ref shs 9053-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Staff at taste helped boost funds by selling cakes. Ref shs 9061-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Sidmouth Hotels joined in the fund-raising. Ref shs 9066-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Sidmouth Hotels joined in the fund-raising. Ref shs 9074-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
The Costa team raised money. Ref shs 9084-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Kirsty and Lorraine at the Black Horse. Ref shs 9090-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Colourful cakes helped boost the funds at the Anchor Inn. Ref shs 9095-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
John Wycherley from Sidmouth Gifts on Old Fore Street is pictured with Diane Davies. Ref shs 9101-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Graham with Tiffany at the Mocha. Ref shs 9105-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
Staff at the Fort Cafe on the seafront. Ref shs 9017-42-14SH Picture: Simon Horn
This was just the second year the town has embraced the national Stand Up to Cancer campaign and it has proved a storming success, raising more than £1,000 and counting.
Businesses across Sidmouth were decked out in orange and black for the cause and people used the occasion as a good excuse to don their wigs, tutus and fancy dress.
Taste of Sidmouth sold special chocolate orange ice cream and cupcakes for the cause, while Roly’s Fudge Pantry got involved with their chocolate orange fudge.
Diane Davies, Sidmouth’s Cancer Research shop manager, thanked all of the businesses who took part, issuing a special thank-you to volunteers, without whom the campaign would not have happened.
The shop ran a tombola with fantastic prizes donated from businesses and local artist and volunteer, George Hutchinson donated two pictures.
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