Search

Councillor triumphs in Romford Snooker Club charity match

11:04 09 April 2014

Cllr Robert Benham and Bob Perry

Cllr Robert Benham and Bob Perry

Archant

A councillor was on cue as he triumphed in a “nailbiting” charity snooker match on Sunday.

Cllr Robert “Shooter” Benham defeated Bob “The Don” Perry three frames to two in a fundraiser for the Rainbow Trust, held at the famous Romford Snooker Club.

Though he was disappointed to lose, Bob was over the moon with the amount raised on the evening.

“Cllr Benham and I are very proud that the event raised £600 for poorly children in our borough and would like to thank everyone who attended and gave generously to this great local cause.

“In particular we would like to thank Romford snooker club’s owner Mr Richard Willis for his overwhelming support and kindness which without it we would not have been able to play our part.

Six-time world snooker champion Steve Davis has a famous association with the club in Arcade Place, after being spotted there as a youngster.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:00
Tom Sowinski, Cameron Jones and Lucy Wells, who are starring in Queen's Theatre's production Roll over Beethoven. Picture: Mark Sepple

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for a whole lot of shaking at Queens’s Theatre.

Yesterday, 14:00
The Recorder, July 29 1955

This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

Yesterday, 12:30
Scott Probert

An ex-paratrooper says many veterans struggle to adapt to civvy street because they are ill-prepared for life after the forces.

Yesterday, 12:00
Aqua balls at the Havering Show 2014. Picture: Sandra Rowse

Prepare to dance your socks off at the return of the borough’s biggest variety event.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder