A WEEKLY pub quiz in Woodgreen which was launched at the start of the pandemic has raised more than £7,500 to support NHS charities.

The quiz at The Horse and Groom has collected money for NHS charities from its patrons live in the pub, from those participating online, and from sales of the Woodgreen Lockdown Quiz Book.

These collections have been supplemented by generous contributions from Jason Schinkel, the landlord of the Horse and Groom.

Anthony Swift, who runs the weekly quiz, said: “I’m incredibly grateful to all those who have supported us - to our regular customers who come and do the quiz live in the pub, those who join in online and to all those who have bought the book.

“This is a terrific total to be able to send to local charities which support all who work so hard in the NHS to protect us, and who have endured such unremitting pressure over the past two years.”

The three NHS charities that the quiz supports are the Stars Appeal, Friends of Fordingbridge Surgery and NHS Heroes in Bournemouth.

Each of these will shortly be receiving a further £1,000 each, to add to the £1,500 previously donated, which takes the total to £7,500.

Anthony’s Quiz is presented live in The Horse and Groom every Tuesday at 7.30pm. To book a table call 01725 510739.

Alternatively, follow the quiz live by visiting patreon.com/anthonysquiz or every week on Wikiquiz at wikiquiz.org, or on the Wikiquiz Facebook page.


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