Over 150 business professionals from across the region clubbed together to raise more than £16,000 at The Wigley Group’s golf open and gala dinner.

The star-studded event was held in aid of Support Our Paras, the official Parachute

Regiment Charity which supports the welfare of injured soldiers and their families. It was attended by major sports stars including multi world boxing champion Ricky Hatton MBE, who delivered a special address, as well as snooker world champion Stuart Bingham and sports promoter Barry Hearn.

John McDonald, former Paratrooper and TV sports announcer, hosted the event and guests also heard from injured members of the Parachute Regiment.

The event was held at Staverton Park De Vere in Daventry, Northamptonshire, and was sponsored by Clements Equipment Hire in Coventry, Benross Golf and Core Physiatry in Warwick.