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The Great Broxtowe Bake Off Raise £322 For Charity

11th November 2016 Broxtowe Borough Council Tags: , , , , 0 Comments


The Mayor, Councillor Graham Harvey and award judges Matthew Batterham and Craig Robert present first place winner Paula Rudd with her certificate.

THE POWER OF A CAKE SALE can never be underestimated and employees at Broxtowe Borough Council took their tea break with a difference yesterday as they hosted a Charity Cake Sale, which raised £322.73 for Prostate Cancer UK & Macmillan Cancer Support.


The prize winning caramelised onion and cheese quiche

Employees hosted the annual cake sale with donations from across all departments, as well as a special ‘Broxtowe Bake Off’ competition which saw a caramelised onion and cheese quiche take top spot, followed by an Ombre cake and a Chocolate Orange cake in second and third place. The selection on offer sold out by the end of the day.

“Cake sales are such a simple idea but they really do help raise a lot of money. I’m delighted with the amount raised for these two charities and it couldn’t have been done without the fantastic support of our employees who organised the cake sale and bake off and who baked away to ensure we had plenty of cakes to sell” said Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Graham Harvey.


Debbie Jacks and Carol Hickling, who organised the cake sale and bake off join the Mayor and helpers at the sale

Prostate Cancer UK is the UK’s largest men’s health charity. They aim to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in men and over 44,000 men are diagnosed with the disease every year – that’s more than 120 men every day.

Macmillan is a Cancer Support charity who help those affected through their diagnosis, treatment and beyond to help them feel themselves again. Macmillan’s ambition is to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer and to inspire millions of others to do the same.

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