Charity baker jubilant after raising £1,000 on Armed Forces Day
PUBLISHED: 15:25 01 July 2019 | UPDATED: 15:25 01 July 2019
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A baker whose cake sales have raised thousands for Help for Heroes is celebrating after another successful Armed Forces Day.
With hungry punters congregating at his Burgh St Peter home on Saturday, David Brown raised £1074.35 for the charity which helps service personnel suffering with physical and mental disabilities.
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The effort took his total since last year's Armed Forces Day to more than £11,000 and, over the coming weeks, Mr Brown will present a cheque to Help for Heroes at their headquarters in Wiltshire.
"The day was absolutely fantastic," said Mr Brown. "In fact I kept running out of sausage rolls and had to go back into kitchen to make more as the day went on!
"We had a brilliant turnout as usual. I am always so well supported by the village but there were a lot of new people and one couple even came up from Bury St Edmunds.
"I honestly couldn't believe it when I saw the total. I knew it was a good day, but not that good."