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We sponsor local heroes – the Leicester Riders Basketball team!


March 14, 2017 2:52 pm

Here’s our press release from our recent partnership: 

Leicester Riders and the Electrical Compliance and Safety Limited have agreed a partnership for ECS Group to sponsor the reigning BBL Champions for the 2016/17 season.

The Riders are also the BBL Trophy holders and have made a fast start to the new BBL Championship season. They also offer a range of corporate facilities at the new Leicester Sports Arena.

Mr. Peter McGowan Managing Director of Electrical Compliance and Safety Ltd was pleased to be supporting the Riders,

The Riders provide great family sporting entertainment and are doing excellent work in the community, and we are delighted to be helping support that work.”

“The fact we can also play our part in helping the Riders to invest in upgrading the facilities at the arena is something we are very proud to do.”

Riders Chairman Kevin Routledge was also pleased with the partnership,

The Riders are delighted to welcome ECS to our range of commercial partners. Their funding will help us to further invest in facilities at the Arena, and we are already seeing improvements being made to the range of services we can provide to corporate clients.

“It is particularly welcome that companies from further afield as ECS is in Corby can see the benefit of working with the Riders.”

About Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders are the oldest basketball club in the UK operating at the top flight, nearing its 50th anniversary of its founding in 1987.

The Club has been continuous members of the top flight of British club basketball, the BBL, since its inception in 1987.

The Leicester Riders women are founder members of the WBBL.

The Riders won the BBL Championship last season, as well as the BBL Trophy.

The Riders play at the purpose built Arena, the Leicester Sports Arena, owned by the Leicester Riders Foundation, and opened in January 2016, in the city centre of Leicester at 31 Charter Street, Leicester, LE1 3UD

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