9 Sep 2019

OUR FANTASTIC GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Congratulations to everyone who undertook the Great North Run yesterday. Sir Bobby’s family and friends thoroughly enjoyed welcoming our runners and supporters into our tent in the Charity Village at the end of the famous half marathon.
20 Aug 2019

A TALE OF TWO BRIDGES

Later this month, Owen Conlin, from Sydney, Australia, will return to his Geordie roots to take on a very special challenge to raise funds for our Foundation. The 51-year-old, originally from Forest Hall, Newcastle, moved abroad in
19 Aug 2019

QUBIC GREAT NORTH RUN TEAM

Staff from tax specialist firm, Qubic, will be among 111 runners taking on the Great North Run later this month to raise funds for our Foundation. We were pleased to be chosen as their nominated charity following
2 Aug 2019

SIR BOBBY’S LEGACY – THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER TRIALS RESEARCH CENTRE

In 2008, when Professor Plummer was treating Sir Bobby as he faced cancer for a fifth time, she was also trying to raise £500,000 to equip a new cancer drug trials unit and asked him if he
2 Aug 2019

SIR BOBBY’S LEGACY – STEPHEN SEARL’S STORY

Stephen Searl, aged 60 from Whickham in Gateshead, has a unique perspective on the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre. In fact, he knows it inside out. When the clinical trials unit at the Northern Centre
31 Jul 2019

SIR BOBBY’S LEGACY – LADY ELSIE’S THOUGHTS

Sir Bobby died 10 years ago today. We all miss him. In 2009, a year after launching his Foundation, he said: “I said I’d give it a year but I’m still going, still fighting. It’s not always
26 Jul 2019

THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON TROPHY – 10 YEARS AGO

On this day, 10 years ago, Sir Bobby made his final public appearance. Fittingly, it was a football match and in aid of his Foundation. The Sir Bobby Robson Trophy was a ‘replay’ of the Germany v
8 Jul 2019

SIR BOBBY FOOTBALL MEMORABILIA UNDER THE HAMMER

Before his stellar career in football management, Sir Bobby was an extremely talented footballer, playing in the 1950s and 1960s for Fulham and West Bromwich Albion, and scoring four goals for England. Sir Bobby’s cousin, Michael Robson,
20 Jun 2019

ALAN SHEARER BACKS NEW PLAY INSPIRED BY SIR BOBBY

A new play inspired by Sir Bobby’s life and legacy, and raising money for our charity, has received backing from Alan Shearer ahead of its opening night this July. View Alan Shearer‘s video here. ‘Bobby Robson Saved
11 Jun 2019

COLO-SPEED – GROUND-BREAKING BOWEL CANCER RESEARCH

A ground-breaking £985,000 cancer research and treatment project, funded by our Foundation and announced today (11 June), aims to reverse the North East and Cumbria’s high incidence and low survival rates of bowel cancer (also called colorectal