VISITORS to George Wimpey's Torrington Gate development helped to raise £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support when the house builder joined in with the charity's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. George Wimpey invited visitors to make a donation for a cuppa an

VISITORS to George Wimpey's Torrington Gate development helped to raise £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support when the house builder joined in with the charity's World's Biggest Coffee Morning.George Wimpey invited visitors to make a donation for a cuppa and a cake to raise vital funds for Macmillan's work supporting people living with cancer.Janine Davey, regional sales and marketing director, comments: "We were delighted to support Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning this year. With the cold weather we've been having lately a delicious hot drink and a piece of cake is just what we needed! It is amazing how much difference even a small donation can make and we wish to thank everyone who came along for their generosity in helping us raise money for Macmillan's vital work." Judith Jolly, area fundraising manager at Macmillan Cancer Support for Devon and Cornwall, said: "We are really grateful to George Wimpey for joining in and hosting coffee mornings at its developments across the region to help us raise as much money as possible for the services we provide. "Donations we receive go towards everything from medical help for those who live with cancer to practical and emotional support for them, their carers and families."George Wimpey's Torrington Gate development is located in the heart of Tarka Country and remains virtually unchanged since Henry Williamson wrote his classic novel 'Tarka the Otter' in the 1920s. The town has a proud history as a stronghold in the English Civil War, when the fierce Battle of Torrington took place in 1646, which is still commemorated.This welcoming community, set high above the River Torridge, offers house hunters a collection of two bedroom coach houses and three and four bedroom homes, most with garages, with prices starting from £149,995. To find out more about homes available at Torrington Gate call 0845 672 5109 or log on to www.georgewimpey.co.ukENDSAbout George WimpeyGeorge Wimpey is a leading brand for new homes from Taylor Wimpey UK, a part of Taylor Wimpey Plc.On 3rd July 2007, Taylor Woodrow plc and George Wimpey plc completed their merger to form Taylor Wimpey plc. Taylor Wimpey plc is the UK's largest homebuilder and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.As well as operating in the UK, Taylor Wimpey plc builds homes in North America, Spain and Gibraltar. It aims to be the homebuilder of choice for customers, employees, shareholders and for the communities in which it operates.George Wimpey provides nationwide coverage in the UK through its regional businesses and satellites. Each business builds a range of products, from one bedroom apartments and starter homes to large detached family houses.For further information, please visit the George Wimpey web site - www.georgewimpey.co.uk