BBC Broadcaster To Bathe In Batter For Comic Relief

BBC Broadcaster To Bathe In Batter For Comic Relief
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BBC Radio Gloucestershire star Claire Carter will this Friday find herself up to her armpits in batter thanks to Simpsons Fish and Chips in Cheltenham.

The Cheltenham chippy is plunging the radio DJ into a bath of batter in aid of Comic Relief. Renowned for its famous fish batter, Simpsons will be staging the fundraiser outside the restaurant on Priors Road.  Staff dressed as jockeys wearing red noses will be encouraging customers to make donations to Red Nose Day. Simpsons also hope that punters leaving Prestbury Park after a good day’s racing will also donate.

James Richie, Co-founder of Simpsons Fish and Chips, said: “For Comic Relief we are really embracing this years slogan, Let’s do Something Funny For Money! Having had previous success with a bath full of batter 4 years ago, we wanted to try it again but this time with a celebrity guest. We are absolutely delighted that Claire is helping us support such a worthy cause. We are really looking forward to it but I’m not so sure about Claire!”

The action will also unfold on Twitter using the hashtag #CartsInBatter on both Simpsons twitter page (@SimpsonsChippy) and Claire Carter’s page (@Claire7Cater).

Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution. It’s the day every two years when people across the UK get together and do something funny for money at home, school and work. Comic Relief spends the money raised by Red Nose Day to help people living touch lives across the UK and Africa.

Simpsons Fish and Chips is a renowned pioneer in the fish and chip shop industry. In January 2015, they were named the Best Independent Takeaway Fish & Chip Shop in England at the National Fish & Chip Awards.

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