South Wales h&b activity day ends with supplier success and charity donation

Published:  02 October, 2015

More than 170 merchants and suppliers from around Britain celebrated the annual h&b activity day at St Pierre Hotel in South Wales this September.

After an afternoon spent firing golf balls, arrows, and shotgun cartridges, or spent tearing around a Welsh mountain farm on quad bikes, the participants met in the St Pierre suite of the hotel.

A meal provided a networking opportunity, which was followed by a prize-giving ceremony, and entertainment provided by political comedian Matt Forde.

Prizes were presented to the victorious contestants by h&b group chairman Peter Buttle and commercial manager Martin Mansfield.

The archery prize was scored by Alan Tomlinson of Manningham Concrete, while the clay pigeon shoot prize was bagged by Graham Wilde of Kalsi Plastics. Terrie Evans of Lawton Tubes roared off with the quad bike prize and Richard Liddle of CRS wrested the golfing prize from the hands of the suppliers – only the second time that an h&b merchant member has managed to do so in the history of the competition.

Thanks were given by Mr Buttle to all the sponsoring suppliers for the event, including the organisational help supplied by NMBS. Zest Meetings and Events was also commended for its work managing the event.

A raffle was held on behalf of Challenge Derbyshire, with prizes donated by companies including Zest and VELUX – raising £1,720 to help the charity provide care in the community.

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