Huws Gray workers take to zip line to raise charity funds

Published:  20 July, 2015

Eighteen Huws Gray employees have raised more than £2,000 for Hope House Children’s Hospices after taking on the fastest zip line in the world.

After weeks of anticipation, the Huws Gray team took on the Zip Wire Velocity, said to be the "nearest thing to flying", located at Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda (Gwynedd).

Among the group were Francis, Andy, Pat, Ian, Sam and Robert from the Rhuddlan branch, Terry, John, Richard, Dafydd and Jamie from the Holyhead branch, Jamie and Darren from the Flint branch and Dewi Morris, Tony, Yvonne and Dafydd Hughes from the company's head office. Also taking part was Daniel Farrell, supporting Huws Gray from security service provider Crime Prevention Services.

Dafydd Hughes, marketing manager at Huws Gray, said: "We had a great time, everyone really enjoyed it. Neither of us had done anything like it before so we didn't know what to expect. At the start we were a bit nervous, but we all built up the courage and completed it.

"We'd like to thank Hope House for organising a fantastic day. We're glad we can continue to support children's hospices in our special anniversary year."

Donations can be made by clicking here to visit the campaign’s JustGiving page.

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