Rossendale Hospice certainly knows how to put the fun into fundraising! on Saturday 26th September Andy Buxton, Katie Whitham, Bethany Keys and Andrew Horsfield all of B & E Boys Limited along with six other local companies participated in the Rossendale Hospice Zip Wire Challenge at Zip World Titan in Snowdon, Wales. It is the only four person Zip line in Europe and teams of four flew over moor, mountain and mine at hair-raising speeds of 70 mph.
B & E Boys kindly made a donation to cover the cost of registration fee whilst our daredevil colleagues had to commit to raising at lease £600 in sponsorship. With the support of family, friends, colleagues, customers and suppliers of B & E Boys Team Hawk raised over £1,100.
In addition to the adrenaline fuelled zip wire action, the teams had to complete a number of exciting inter-company challenge activities including a synchronised landing, packaging an egg to prevent it from smashing and dropping it onto a target whilst travelling down the zip and who could pull the funniest face.
Paul Gauntlett, Head of Fundraising at the Hospice says “We’d like to say a big thank-you to all of the teams for generously agreeing to give up their time and take part in what was a fantastic event. Everyone who took part really enjoyed the experience and it was all the more worthwhile knowing they had helped to raise approximately £7000 for a very deserving cause”
B & E Boys have industrial and commercial property to let in the North West and on competitive terms as well as having their own in house Construction Company and House Building Division. B & E Boys undertake construction projects nationally up to £5m contract value including public sector enterprise clients. The company are also building 50 new homes in the Rossendale area on it’s Whitehead Place and Whinberry View Sites with further housing planned over the next 5 to 10 years.
Industrial and commercial development is set to commence again on company owned Waters Meeting Bolton site next year where plans are to build over 150,000 sq foot for sale or to let to meet the growing demand in the area.
B & E Boys is a family run business and has been trading for over 50 years and carries out construction from small to large projects, for both public sector and private enterprise. Clients include Local Authorities such as Bury Metro Council, Stockport Council, Rossendale Borough Council, health care for NHS and Private Healthcare providers Ramsay, as well as numerous developments in residential and industrial/ commercial arenas. B and E Boys are CITB and NHCB members. The Company also undertake design and build projects.
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