Family run business to celebrate 250 years on the high street
PUBLISHED: 14:45 24 December 2019 | UPDATED: 14:45 24 December 2019
A north Norfolk family business is set to celebrate its 250th anniversary with a year of fundraising.
To mark its major milestone, CT Baker Group, which owns Bakers and Larners, CT Baker Builders' Merchants and Budgens of Holt and Aylsham, is planning a bumper year of fundraising.
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Tina Burdett, EACH west Norfolk regional fundraiser, said: "We're proud and honoured to be chosen as the beneficiary of their celebratory fundraising pledge.
"I've already heard there will be a range of special 250th anniversary products including a specialist gin, teddy bear, jute bag and more!"
The group hope to raise £25,000 for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH).
Jane Gurney-Read, acting managing director of CT Baker Group, said: "To reach our 250-year anniversary of trading in and being a part of the community in Norfolk is a remarkable achievement, and we wanted to do something to mark it that would make a positive difference."