Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: Beacon Bingo

Woman plays bingo for record nine days straight

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One woman’s attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive bingo sessions has seen her raise over £3,000 for charity.

Beacon Bingo gives Cricklewood 101-year old the perfect birthday surprise

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Staff at Beacon Bingo, Cricklewood, wanted to make the 101st birthday of one of its most loyal customers, Mary Van-Gelder, extra special so they threw her a party at the bingo hall she visits every single week.

Beacon Bingo’s Rocky resolves Redcar transport problem

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The Beacon Bingo club in Redcar, North Yorkshire, has made a positive intervention to help address a public transport issue in the seaside resort, which is situated eight miles from Middlesbrough.   Rocky Richmond, Beacon Bingo’s general manager, has launched a free bus service to help customers travel to and from the Esplanade venue, due to the lack of public transport...

Beacon Bingo sponsors world record female Sumo champion

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Europe’s biggest bingo club, the 2,700 capacity Beacon Bingo in Cricklewood, London, has agreed to sponsor the world’s heaviest sportswoman, champion Sumo wrestler, and regular Beacon Bingo player, Sharran Alexander.   52-year old Sharran, who was named heaviest sportswoman in 2012 by the Guinness Book of World Records, when she weighed 448lb, has a trophy cabinet fit to bursting with medals...

Hippodrome adds weight to FOBT stake reduction call

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An industry’s reputation is only as strong as its weakest link, and with casino operators joining the call, the verdict is unanimously in favour of FOBT stake reduction.   The owner of the Hippodrome Casino has joined the call for increased FOBT limitations, saying the B2 machines give the gambling industry a bad name. Simon Thomas, former owner of Beacon Bingo...

It’s a full house as soap star Steve visits Beacon

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Soap star Steve McFadden raised the roof when he appeared in front of legions of EastEnders fans at the Beacon Bingo club in Northampton.   Steve McFadden, who first appeared on TV screens in 1988, agreed to take time out of his busy filming schedule to pop in, take selfies with the customers, and call the first game of the night. He...

Bingo proves a Beacon for football mad 7-year old

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Beacon Bingo raise funds to purchase powered wheelchair for Cohen. Thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Beacon Bingo Redcar, football mad seven-year-old, Cohen Cartwright has been presented with a special powered wheelchair that will not only boost his mobility, but allow him to continue playing for his beloved Middlesbrough Powerchair FC. Beacon Bingo, which operates eight...

Kind hearted staff and bingo customers fund wheelchair for 3-year old Luis

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3-Year old gets first wheelchair thanks to Beacon Bingo Three-year-old Luis Burnage, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy, has received a special customised wheelchair to boost his mobility, thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Beacon Bingo in Loughborough. Beacon Bingo, which operates eight bingo halls across the country, is one of the main fundraisers for CHIPS, the...

Praesepe’s third Business Round-Up closes 2016 on a positive

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In order to reflect on a success year, Praesepe gathered leaders from across its business for a day of close analysis and motivation. Praesepe’s third Business Round-Up, held in central London last week, reflected on a highly positive 2016 and set out the challenges and opportunities for the year ahead. Beacon Bingo general managers as well as deputy and project managers...