28 Jul 2015

SUNDERLAND ‘SIGNING’ FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

For years, the iconic signs on the Sunderland Echo building at Pennywell were, for many Wearsiders, an indication that they were almost home. The red letters were clearly visible from the A19 and a familiar sight for
23 Jul 2015

SUNDERLAND CHARITY TEAMS UP FOR FOOTBALL THEMED RACE DAY

Two of the North East’s leading charities are hosting a special football-themed race day to celebrate the new Barclays Premier League Season. Taking place at Newcastle Racecourse Friday August 14, the event aims to raise funds for
17 Jul 2015

ANNIVERSARY OF MH17 PLANE DISASTER

Today (Friday 17 July) is the anniversary of Malaysia Airways Flight MH17 being brought down, with the loss of everyone on board, in a suspected missile attack over Ukraine. Liam Sweeney, 28 from Westerhope, and John Alder,
13 Jul 2015

PHOENIX TAXIS RAISES CASH FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

More than £3,000 has been raised by footballing fundraisers for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. A five-a-side football tournament was organised by Phoenix Taxis, the largest electric and hybrid taxi firm in the UK, which saw 30
4 Jun 2015

MICHAEL (AND JAMES) ROW THE BOAT ASHORE…

This August, two former Army colleagues are teaming up once more for an incredible challenge. Michael Tierney and James Moloney will be rowing across the North Sea between the Scottish Borders and Denmark, a crossing they believe
31 May 2015

‘SWEET FA CUP’ WIN AT WEMBLEY

After an incredible FA Cup journey, which has taken them to every round of the competition, starting with the Extra Preliminary Round in August, our ‘Sweet FA Cup’ fundraisers completed their charity challenge at Wembley yesterday (30
31 May 2015

VIKING ‘RAID’ ON TYNESIDE RAISES £20,000

Yesterday, (Saturday 30 May) Widnes Vikings presented Sir Bobby Robson’s son, Andrew Robson, with a cheque for £20,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation on the pitch at St James’ Park. The money donated to the Foundation
21 May 2015

TEAMWORK AND CLINICAL TRIALS KEY TO SUCCESS OF CANCER DRUG

To mark International Clinical Trials Day (20 May) Lady Elsie joined researchers and patients at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC), Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, to celebrate the benefits of charities, Newcastle University and the Newcastle NHS
9 May 2015

KEEPING UP WITH YOUNG FUNDRAISER’S CHARITY CHALLENGE

A young football fan and Sir Bobby Robson Foundation fundraiser is combining his twin passions by completing his latest charity challenge on the pitch at St James’ Park today (9 May). Ollie Chaplin, 12-years-old from Whitley Bay,
8 May 2015

JACK CHARLTON CELEBRATES 80TH BIRTHDAY!

World Cup winner and football legend Jack Charlton is 80 today (8 May) and he began his celebrations earlier this week with wife Pat, Lady Elsie Robson and Sir Bobby Robson Foundation fundraisers. Jack, from Ashington, is