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Heatherbrook Home and Havering Samaritans, Romford, handed £1600 by Stapleford Abbotts Golf Club

17:43 02 April 2013

Mo Smith from Havering Samaritans and Maribel Pascual from Heatherbrook Home receive their cheques from club captain Bill Pinnock

Mo Smith from Havering Samaritans and Maribel Pascual from Heatherbrook Home receive their cheques from club captain Bill Pinnock

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Two good causes in Romford scored hundreds of pounds in donations thanks to the generosity of golfers.

Stapleford Abbotts Men’s Senior Section (SAMSS), part of Stapleford Abbotts Golf Club in Tysea Hill, presented £1,000 to Heatherbrook Home, in Como Street, and £600 to Havering Samaritans, in North Street.

The cash was handed over at the club’s annual general meeting today.

Heatherbrook Home, which cares for dementia patients, will use the money for new TVs and a sound system.

SAMSS captain Bill Pinnock said Samaritans was a “very worthy, but unsung” group.

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