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« Reply #240 on: June 14, 2008, 08:13:25 AM »

The fun quiz for Mencap on Wednesday raised £89 and it's the same cause next week.
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« Reply #241 on: June 19, 2008, 06:21:03 AM »

A further £69 was raised at last night's quiz, however, as nobody from Mencap turned up this week or last week there will be a customer vote on which alternative charity the money should be given to. The cause over the coming two weeks is the Donkey Sanctuary.
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« Reply #242 on: June 27, 2008, 06:33:09 PM »

The Donkey Sanctuary are £82 better off from this weeks quiz. The H&L was won too and the generous winner donated another £40 to the donkeys.

We had a pole about where the money from the last 2 weeks should go following the no show from Mencap and it was a 3 way tie! As a result Otterspool Animal Haven, The Lymphoma Assoc. & The Retired Greyhounds are all £53 better off too.

Donkeys again this week.
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« Reply #243 on: July 03, 2008, 01:00:02 PM »

Another £102 raised at last night's quiz gives the Donkey Sanctuary a total of £224 over two weeks. The next two quizzes will raise funds for St. Anne's Hospice.
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« Reply #244 on: July 12, 2008, 04:27:36 PM »

Nearly forgot! Last Wednesday's quiz raised £82.50 for St. Ann's Hospice and the next one will hopefully do the same or better.
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« Reply #245 on: July 19, 2008, 10:51:01 AM »

And again...........St. Anne's Hospice is now £206.50 better off after £124 was added to last week's total on Wednesday night. Next week and the week after it will be Well Spring to benefit from the funds raised.
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« Reply #246 on: July 24, 2008, 07:26:59 AM »

£112 raised for Well Spring last night. Same cause next week.
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« Reply #247 on: July 31, 2008, 09:03:04 AM »

£98 was raised for Well Spring last night, giving a nice round total of £210 over two weeks. The next fortnight's quizzes will raise funds for the "Find a Cure for Martha" campaign.
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« Reply #248 on: August 07, 2008, 06:34:19 PM »

The "Find a Cure for Martha" campaign to raise money for Kidney Research is £111.50 better off after the first of two quizzes at the Ring o' Bells. Same cause next week.

Incidentally, this is a good opportunity to mention that the Ring o' Bells has recently received a Great British Pub Award as the Best Community Pub in the North West. The Great British Pub Awards are run by the Morning Advertiser, the trade paper, and are said to be the Oscars of the pub world. Sue & Peter heard that they'd been short listed recently and then had a visit from the editor who told them verbally that they had won the NW title but to wait until it was confirmed in writing, which duly arrived last week. They will now travel to London, to the Park Lane Hilton, for the finals where they compete for the titles: National Community Pub of the year, NW Pub of the year and possibly National Pub of the year!

I'm sure that their fund-raising efforts detailed in this thread have played a big part in their winning the North West Community Pub of the Year title and we wish them luck in the finals.

You can find more info at: http://www.greatbritishpubawards.co.uk/page/home.html
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« Reply #249 on: August 14, 2008, 11:41:41 AM »

Another £122 was raised this week making a total of £233.50 for the Cure for Martha campaign. Next week is in aid of the North West Air Ambulance which will with a bit of luck take the Ring o' Bells quiz total past the landmark £25,000 mark!
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« Reply #250 on: August 28, 2008, 06:00:58 PM »

£106 was raised for the North West Air Ambulance last night but not sure what was raised last week, as I missed the quiz, or if that £25,000 barrier was broken. I suspect it has been and when Peter sees this I'm sure he'll update us.
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« Reply #251 on: August 28, 2008, 07:54:02 PM »

The £25000 barrier was broken, and the figure £96 comes to mind, even though the pub seemed busier last week than this?
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« Reply #252 on: September 04, 2008, 10:02:00 PM »

Last night's quiz raised £113.50 for Marie Curie. Same cause next week.
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« Reply #253 on: September 11, 2008, 01:35:06 PM »

A quieter night, presumably thanks to Theo Walcott, saw £79 being added to last week's total and giving Marie Curie £192.50 altogether. Next week it's a special food and drink themed quiz for the Food Festival.
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« Reply #254 on: September 27, 2008, 06:06:26 AM »

Eddie Ashworth did a fine job this week and the quiz raised £88 for Marple Carnival Charities. Same cause and same quizmaster next week.
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