16 Aug 2017

BURNING LOVE FOR ELVIS PRESLEY CONTINUES

Four decades after the death of Elvis Presley (16 August 2017 is the 40th anniversary), fans still meet regularly on Tyneside to celebrate his life and enjoy his music. The dedicated group, called Elvis in Newcastle, brings
14 Aug 2017

DONATION FOLLOWING FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS

Thank you to Graham Thompson and Bill Eaton for donating £500 to the Foundation this week. The money was raised after Graham successfully predicted five Newcastle United scores last season. Graham says he had ‘a good run’
8 Aug 2017

ON THE TWELFTH DAY OF SUMMER…

We’re so glad this very special festive event at St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle is raising funds for us again this December. It was a wonderful, and very popular, occasion last year and we’re sure it will
4 Aug 2017

LOYAL FRIEND REMEMBERED THROUGH CHARITY CYCLE ‘PILGRIMAGE’

Our thanks and congratulations to the friends of Ipswich Town fan, Rob Percy, who have successfully completed a cycling ‘pilgrimage’ in his memory. Six of Rob’s friends re-enacted the journey he would make to Portman Road every
26 Jul 2017

PAEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST APPOINTED SIR BOBBY ROBSON CLINICAL FELLOW

New specialist research roles, funded through the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, are helping find more effective treatments for children’s cancer in the North East. The new positions – two research fellows and two research nurses – will
27 Jun 2017

FOUNDATION HELPS WITH TRANSPORT FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Patients from across the North East and Cumbria now have additional help accessing specialist cancer services in Newcastle thanks to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation working with Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care. By funding a
7 Jun 2017

THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE – FOR A SPECIAL COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND

After losing their friend and colleague to cancer last year, Darren Purvis and Luke Westoe have decided to undertake a punishing fundraising challenge in his name. Andrew Grounsell, a talented architect from Newcastle, died in October aged
28 May 2017

HIKE4HOPEY CELEBRATION

Friends, family and supporters joined Scott Hope and the Hike4Hopey walkers on Sunday (21st May) in Newcastle for a fundraising dinner and celebration of everything they have achieved together. Lady Elsie and son, Andrew, were among the
26 May 2017

VIKINGS CREATE MAGIC FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

Super League Club, Widnes Vikings, have now raised over £80,000 for us through their wonderful Magic Weekend fundraising campaigns. Information from the club about their latest, hugely successful, Destination Magic fundraising is below. Our thanks to Widnes
25 May 2017

Liam Allen-Curry

We are devastated to learn 19-year-old Liam Allen-Curry and his girlfriend, Chloe Rutherford, are among the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. Liam was an outstanding young man and a great credit to his family. At 14,