Search

Romford scooter club to collect Easter eggs for sick children on annual ride

PUBLISHED: 11:20 07 April 2017

Members of the F.A.B Scooter club at an event last year. Picture: Phillip Bowen.

Members of the F.A.B Scooter club at an event last year. Picture: Phillip Bowen.

Phillip Bowen

Lambretta and Vespa enthusiasts will gather on Sunday to take part in their annual Easter egg collection ride to donate treats to sick children.

Offering an open invitation to other scooter lovers, the members of F.A.B Scooter Club, will meet on Sunday at Queens Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch from 10am before hitting the road.

The group will then ride down country lanes between Ockendon and Brentwood before heading to the Wheatsheaf Pub, Wheatsheaf Road, Romford.

Club president, Gary Thackery said: “We collect Easter eggs to donate to children at Queen’s Hospital.

“We are asking people do dig deep and come down with some goodies.”

At the pub, a raffle will also be held.

“We are giving away West Ham tickets and a subscription to Scooter – a magazine.”

According to Gary the club, which meets at the Wheatsheaf every Monday evening at 8.30pm, has been running for around 15 years.

“If people with scooters want to join in, they’re more than welcome to come along.”

There is no fee to participate but people are asked to either bring an Easter egg or a cash donation to charity.

For more information, visit F.A.B Scooter Club on Facebook or call Garry on 07540157992.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Romford Recorder