1 May 2016

RUN GEORDIE RUN EUROPE – THE CHALLENGE BEGINS…

Today is the day (Sunday 1 May), Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison begins his 3,400 mile run across Europe to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Children’s Foundation. The 44-year-old software developer has
28 Apr 2016

RUN GEORDIE RUN AROUND THE WORLD

Software developer, Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison, has set himself the phenomenal charity challenge of running 20,000 miles around the world. He has already run down the UK and across the USA and Australia, and he leaves
22 Apr 2016

RUN GEORDIE RUN ‘TEAS UP’ NEXT CHARITY CHALLENGE

Endurance runner and charity fundraiser Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison is making final preparations for the next leg of his Around the World challenge – Europe. Mark leaves the North East on Monday (25 April) and begins
20 Apr 2016

SWANN DELIVERS FOR SIR BOBBY’S AUCTION

Sir Bobby’s Online Auction is organised each year by Gina Long, from Suffolk, with the help of other dedicated volunteers.  It raises money for charities, including the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, and has raised almost £1million in
7 Apr 2016

FOOTGOLF PHENOMENON KICKS OFF IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND

FootGolf – the UK’s fastest growing sport – kicks off at Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club this Summer with brand new series of events that will raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Butterwick
24 Mar 2016

‘RUN GEORDIE RUN’ SPONSOR GOES THE EXTRA MILE

Endurance runner and charity fundraiser Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison will set off on the next leg of his Around the World challenge in May, with a vital and dedicated team of volunteers to support him. The
11 Mar 2016

DON ROBSON

We were extremely sorry to hear that former Durham County Council Leader and Durham Cricket Club pioneer, Don Robson, died yesterday. Don kindly agreed to help Sir Bobby launch this charity in 2008 and he chaired the
9 Mar 2016

‘UNFAIR’ SUPPORT FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

County Durham acoustic band, North Road, have recorded a very special song titled ‘Unfair’ to help raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The trio, Jack Robinson, Josh Henderson and Charlie Griffiths from Pittington, Shincliffe and
28 Feb 2016

LADY ELSIE PRAISES VIKINGS’ CAMPAIGN

The Widnes Vikings ‘Tackling Cancer… #ImOnIt’ campaign has received a number of high profile endorsements from the likes of rugby league Legends Jonathan Davies and Kevin Sinfield to football icons Kevin Keegan, Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker.
25 Feb 2016

NEWCASTLE BUILDING SOCIETY ‘JOINS’ THE VIKINGS!

In just three years, the Newcastle Building Society and its customers have raised an incredible £1.8 million for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation through its charity linked accounts. Now they are helping the cancer charity in a