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TV star Chiles backing Stourbridge kids' charity
12:35pm Tuesday 18th September 2012 in News
TV star Adrian Chiles has thrown his support behind a Stourbridge-based charity for children with physical disabilities.
The former Hagley schoolboy took time off from his duties as an ITV sports presenter to pay a visit to a fundraising lunch for the Chris Westwood charity.
The event was organised by QualitySolicitors Talbots who say securing celebrity support was a coup which will help swell charity coffers.
Adrian Chiles said: "A huge part of my soul belongs to the Midlands and to the Stourbridge area in particular where I was lucky to have a problem-free, carefree, happy childhood.
"I'm more than delighted to be able to support a charity that is helping children and young people in this area to cope better with their disabilities and live more fulfilled lives.”
Chris Westwood added: "We raised close to £7,000 for the charity and I am so grateful to all the supporters, raffle prize donors and to Adrian, of course. Not a single penny is used for administration expenses and the monies raised will go towards buying equipment for worthy causes.”