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11/03/15: North West power operator on hand to take Red Nose pledges

For the first time power operator Electricity North West will be handling thousands of calls and taking donations for Comic Relief this Friday night. Electricity North West will be handling thousands of calls and taking donations for Comic Relief this Friday night.

The company, which operates the region’s electricity network, will transform their Manchester city centre depot into a call centre where 60 red nosed volunteers from across the North West will take calls and collect donations for the charity.

Mark Williamson, operations director for Electricity North West, said: “We are delighted to be turning our Manchester office into a Comic Relief call centre for the night.

“This is the first time we have done anything like this and it’s a great opportunity for us Electricity North West will be handling thousands of calls and taking donations for Comic Relief this Friday night.to raise money for a great cause and the enthusiasm from our employees across all 14 of our depots has been fantastic.”

The fun-filled evening, which will run from 6pm until midnight, has been organised as part of Electricity North West’s fundraising efforts with the help of IT specialists Wipro. Other activities include a company-wide raffle, with prizes including FA Cup final tickets, signed football shirts and an iPad, and also cake sales and a ‘wax for cash’ event, where brave male employees will wax their legs to raise money.

To follow updates and photos throughout the night follow @ElecNW_News and like Electricity North West on Facebook.


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