Shortlisted for the National CSR Awards

By | 2017-03-27T12:44:56+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

We are incredibly proud to have been announced, alongside The Jockey Club, as finalists for ‘Best Individual Community Project’ at the National CSR Awards! Our partnership with The Jockey Club was announced in 2016 and involves the opportunity to organise Box4Kids events at their 15 famous racecourses, including Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket. The [...]

Finalists in the 2017 Red Rose Awards

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News|

We are delighted that the Barrie Wells Trust has been announced as a 2017 Red Rose Awards finalist! The Red Rose Awards celebrate business, commerce and industry in Lancashire and we have been shortlisted in the ‘Not-for-profit Business Award’ category. The other finalists in the category are: Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living Blackpool Carers Centre [...]

Barrie and Box4Kids recognised with Points of Light award

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:57+00:00 January 9th, 2017|News|

On 21st December Barrie was presented with the Prime Minister’s Points of Light award for his work with Box4Kids and the impact it has had for the over 4,000 guests who have now enjoyed a Box4Kids experience. Points of Light recognises outstanding individuals for the change they are making in their community. “Through ‘Box4Kids’, you [...]

Christmas wishes from the Barrie Wells Trust

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:57+00:00 December 25th, 2016|News|

Another year has gone by and we are astounded by the fantastic support we have received in 2016, which has resulted in another record-breaking 12 months for Box4Kids! With so many amazing events to choose from it has been incredibly difficult to choose specific highlights, so here are some facts to wrap up 2016: Throughout [...]

Barrie Wells presents awards to Merchant Taylors’ pupils

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:58+00:00 December 6th, 2016|News|

Our founder Barrie Wells returned to his old school on 25th November, holding a motivational speech and presenting awards at Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School’s annual Prize Giving at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Barrie “spoke of how his hard work and dedication at the start of his career had opened up a wealth of opportunities and [...]