The name Halloween derives from the term All Hallows’ Eve (meaning the evening before the Christian All Hallows’ Day). Falling on the 31st of October each year, Halloween is a recognised date in most calendars and is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago believed that the dead returned to earth on Samhain so would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. Halloween signifies the end … Continue reading Happy Halloween from Hills

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This year Hill’s Bakery is supporting Macmillan Cancer Support with their annual event -The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. This is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. They ask people all over the UK to host their own Coffee Mornings and contributions made on the day are donated to Macmillan. Last year alone they raised £29.5 million. The money goes towards providing medical, emotional, practical and financial support, to those affected by cancer, as well as campaigning for better … Continue reading Hill`s supporting Macmillan

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