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Barrow born Dave Myers wins £1k for charity on TV tonight

BARROW born TV chef Dave Myers won £1,000 for charity on ITV's Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire - but lost out on a further £19,000.

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Hairy Biker Dave Myers. Sheenah Alcock Friday 31st January 2014

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The Hairy Biker was one of  the last contestants to ever face a grilling from quiz master Chris Tarrant.

The celebrity chef was playing on behalf of St Mary's Hospice in Ulverston, alongside Countdown's Rachel Riley, who like Dave was a Strictly Come Dancing contestant last year. 

But any hope of finishing on a colossal score were dashed. The duo rounded off the show by winning £1,000 for their charities, losing out on £19,000 with their final wrong answer to a royal question.

In the final seconds of the show, Tarrant gave a simple farewell after being presented with a bunch of flowers by the production team, telling him: "Oh darling, you shouldn't have."

Fun loving Dave's wife Liliana does volunteer work for the hospice. St Mary's CEO Val Stangoe said: "We're absolutely delighted that Dave has chosen to support us."

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So he won £500 for the hospice not £1000
Thats a shame :( but i guess the hospice is now £500 better off at least. Well doone Dave anyway sure you will stick some of the Strictly money in to make up for the 19000 you lost? lol

Posted by Viewer on 5 February 2014 at 15:28

Bravo!

Posted by gail on 4 February 2014 at 19:21

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