Eyes down for a charity cheque handover

Bingo October 2015Karin Smyth visited Knowle’s Club 3000 Bingo to take part in a £250,000 charity cheque handover.

The Labour MP attended the club, based in Broadwalk Shopping Centre, to help celebrate the role of her bingo-playing constituents in helping to raise funds for Variety, the Children’s Charity.

“Bingo players at the Knowle Club 3000 raised some £2,000 towards the national total, reflecting the huge generosity of local people,” said Karin Smyth, pictured (right) with Anne Keen-Arnold, Variety, and Eric Madge, Club 3000 Bristol.

Bingo Association clubs across the country have taken part in a range of fundraising activities through the year. Miles Baron, Chief Executive of The Bingo Association, said: Bingo players and staff are known for their generosity and this very significant sum for Variety, the Children’s Charity, underlines that reputation.”