Electrical Contracting News (ECN) September 2016 - Page 5

INDUSTRY NEWS NEWEY & EYRE KICKS OFF CHARITY FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT Newey & Eyre has kick-started football fever having recently hosted its very own 2016 football tournament in a bid to raise donations for a Hull-based brain recovery centre. Taking place at Soccer Sensation in June, Newey & Eyre’s Hull branch brought together both employees and customers from across the region who took to the pitch to raise money for local charity, PAUL for brain recovery. And with over £750 donated during this year’s inaugural event, the much needed funds will be used to support the expansion of the charity’s brain recovery centre in Hull. A charity close to the branches’ heart, PAUL for brain recovery was founded by Paul Spence, who was previously an electrician for many years before suffering a life threatening brain haemorrhage. Following his recovery, Paul set the charity to help others affected by brain injury. The mission is to help guide and support on t