The Christmas lights in Shaftesbury will be turned on by a local celebrity tonight. Carl Barlow played the baker's boy who pushed his bike up Gold Hill in the iconic Hovis advert 40 years ago. For the first time ever, the hill will be lit up as part of the celebrations.
The Dorset house made famous in the Hovis advert has been sold at auction for considerably more than expected
The estate agent described the single storey home on Shaftesbury's Gold Hill as needing some attention but this afternoon it sold for £317,000