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Westbury host Barrie Wells Trust Box4Kids at Tigers rugby
21 Feb 2017

Westbury host Barrie Wells Trust Box4Kids at Tigers rugby

As a Leicester Tigers executive box holder, it was a pleasure for Westbury Control Systems to invite a group of seriously ill and disabled children to enjoy a VIP day at the rugby.

Organised by the Barrie Wells Trust; local hospitals, including Leicester Royal Infirmary, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Queen’s Medical Centre nominated the children, who are aged between 9 and 17, for the event, and are undergoing treatment for a range of medical conditions, including several forms of cancer, type 1 diabetes and epilepsy.

The experience allowed the children to bring a guest each with whom they enjoyed corporate hospitality throughout the day, which also involved meeting first team players before the game. In addition, we arranged for a complimentary Leicester Tigers rugby shirt and rugby ball awaiting for each child upon arrival.


Director of Westbury Control Systems, Paul Knott commented: “Being our first time as a host for the Barrie Wells Trust was a real privilege. Box4Kids is a great initiative and we hope our day at the rugby gave them a real lift. We very much look forward to being hosts again in the future.”

One parent enthused: “Life is a bit of a struggle for Harry and myself dealing with his epilepsy on a daily basis so to be treated so kindly and with thought makes a huge impact on our lives. Thank you once again.”

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