Former World Snooker Champion Dennis Taylor was in Accrington this month to support the Paul Hunter Foundation.
It was the Paul Hunter Foundation Roadshow held at the North Lancs Training Group’s Centre of Vocational Excellence in Accrington, funded by Lancashire County Council and the Young People’s Service.
Youngsters aged 13 to 19 spent the afternoon playing snooker as well as table football and table tennis. They had a chance to win trophies, iPod shuffles and gift vouchers and everybody got a snooker cue and case.
Dennis played frames against budding potters, showed a few trick shots and chatted about his Crucible triumph in 1985.
Information, advice and guidance was on offer from NLTG, and also sexual health advice from the Cash team.
On behalf of the Foundation, Chris Lovell said: “It’s great to see snooker help everybody come together. Many thanks to Lancashire County Council and the Young People’s Service team at Rawtenstall for their support. And to Dennis for inspiring the young people – it meant so much to them.”
For more information about the Paul Hunter Foundation, see www.paulhunterfoundation.org