SOME bleary eyed pool playing at Andover's Queen Charlotte pub scored some precious pounds for the international tsunami appeal.

A 24-hour pool marathon at the London Road pub was a real endurance test for the pub's sporting team.

Plied with lager, sandwiches and a cooked breakfast, the Queen Charlotte pool players fought tiredness round the clock to raise an estimated £800 for tsunami victims.

For the full story see Friday's Andover Advertiser.