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By Larry Bannon - 30th January 2013 1:01am
A quiz night held in The Badger Inn, in aid of the church roof restoration fund, has been hailed as a great success. Around sixty locals and friends took part in teams of 4-8 people. Quizmaster John Headon facilitated the event superbly, even diplomatically dealing with the challenges of some over competitive teams, by simply blaming David Hughes (landlord) for providing the wrong answers. Baltimore!...I say, John...!!
The competition was a close run thing with the "Village Farmers", ending up the outright winners (photographed). Many thanks go to David and the staff of The Badger Inn, who kindly hosted the event, provided the first prize and donated the cost of the hot meal to the fundraising, which ended up making in the region of £350.00...!!!
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