Independent builders merchant buying group h&b kicked off their supply negotiations with a day of sporting activities.
160 h&b members and suppliers met at Worsley Park near Manchester for laser clay pigeon shooting, quad bike and dune buggy riding as well as golf on the celebrated Worsley Park course.
At the gala dinner h&b chairman Peter Buttle, thanked the many supplier sponsors, and also Martin Mansfield of h&b, Michelle Cronje of NMBS and the staff of Team Spirit Event Management for arranging the event.
The Stableford golf competition was won by: Geoff Hall (James
Latham plc) with Heinz Klepacz (Marshalls plc) and Steve Hollamby (Aco Technologies plc) in second and third places respectively.
Ru Butler of Peppard Building Supplies was the top gun, and Ashley Branch of Branch Bros Ltd and Richard Maugham from Long Rake Spar were the best buggy and quad bike drivers.
The best all-rounder was James Bromell of K.J.Bromell Ltd.
The after-dinner entertainment was provided by the mind-reading skills of Alex Crowe and a collection raised £2000 for the Little Princess Trust which provides real hair wigs for children who lose their hair during chemotherapy treatment.