Celebrity announces winners of Chichester charity Bake Off
Actor Christopher Timothy was in Chichester last week for a charity Builders' Bake Off.
He visited the Quarry Lane depot of Covers Timber and Builders Merchants to see staff showcase their baking prowess and judge the winner of the title of Best Builders’ Bake Off 2016.
Best known for his roles as James Herriot in All Creatures Great and Small and Mac McGuire in the BBC soap opera Doctors, Mr Timothy chose administration manager Gina Trusler for her chocolate sweetie delight cake.
Following the announcement, the delicious array of homemade sweet treats and goodies was sold in aid of Covers’ Help for Hospices week.
The bake off was one of several fundraising activities during the week and proceeds contributed to the final fundraising target of £25,000, which will be split between 11 hospices.
Rupert Green, chairman at Covers, said: “Congratulations to our winning baker, Gina, and thank you to Mr Timothy and everyone who supported the Builders’ Bake Off and helped to raise vital funds for these exceptional charities.”
Tickets for the grand raffle, which includes top prizes of a London hotel theatre break for two and a £500 Covers home improvements voucher, are available until Friday, September 30, at £1 per ticket from any of Covers’ 14 depots. The prize draw will take place on Friday, October 14.
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