Ghoulish ganache and petrified pavlovas at Halloween-themed bake off event

Nora Longland, Ann Campbell, Heather Jones, Noamh Campbell, and Jenny Lloyd at the bake off, in St I

Nora Longland, Ann Campbell, Heather Jones, Noamh Campbell, and Jenny Lloyd at the bake off, in St Ives. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A Halloween-themed bake off competition held in St Ives on Saturday helped raise almost £200 for good causes.

The event was held at the headquarters of St Ives Girl Guides, in Station Road, and saw plenty of baked goodies entered for a chance at winning one of a number of prizes on offer.

There were also plenty of activities on offer for visitors to enjoy, including decorating biscuits, making cupcakes, decorating a cat mask and a booky dip.

Some of the prizes donated for the competition came from local businesses, including The Swan and Angel pub, Boots, and the Grape Tree.

Organisers of the event said £184 was raised, which will be split between the Girl Guides Association and Cats Protection.


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Niamh Campbell, from Cats Protection St Neots and district branch, said she will put the funds towards a Himalayan tiger trek taking place next year, which will highlight the plight of the dwindling tiger population worldwide.

You can find out more about the trek here at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tigercampbell.

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