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Dec 10, 2018

West Country Master Baker, Robert Burns MBE of Burns the Bread, is the latest local name to back Somerset Community Foundation’s Surviving Winter campaign. The annual appeal aims to raise over £100,000 to help isolated and older people living in fuel poverty this winter. Bob opened the first Burns the Bread in Glastonbury in 1983 and now has seven baker’s shops across the county, including Street, Wells, Castle Cary and Somerton.

Nov 29, 2018
Glastonbury Festival organiser and long-time Surviving Winter supporter Michael Eavis CBE has endorsed this year’s campaign once again. Surviving Winter, administered by Somerset Community Foundation, is an award-winning appeal which encourages people to donate some or all of their Winter Fuel Payment to help local people living in fuel poverty.

 


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