Leicestershire Police support local charities

Leicestershire Police are holding a charity rugby match to raise money for The Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby Team and Coping with Cancer.

The event is taking place on Saturday 17 September at the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre and will see police team ‘The Westcotes Warriors’ pitched against the Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby Team.

PCSO Kate Needham, who is organising the event said: “This should be a really great event and we are really hoping that members of the public will show their support and come and join us.

“I am passionate about raising awareness of disabilities in sport, along with wanting to raise lots of money for two great charities.”

During the event police are hoping to also hold a silent auction to raise even more money for respective charities.

Kate added: “We would be grateful to any local businesses that would be willing to donate prizes to be auctioned off during the event.”

Chief Constable Simon Cole will be opening the event, which will run from 11.30am – 4.30pm.

Tickets are £5 and are available from:

  • LCil Westend Neighbourhood Centre, Andrewes St, Leicester LE3 5PA
  • Leicester Tigers, Aylestone Rd, Leicester LE2 7TR
  • Hinckley Road Police Station, 95 Hinckley Rd, Leicester LE3 0TD

If you are interested in donating a prize to be auctioned at the event please contact PCSO 6859 Kate Needham by calling 101.

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

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