2 Dec 2016

FANTASTIC ANNIVERSARY SUPPORT FROM THE WORKS

A County Durham based full-service creative agency has raised £15,000 for three charities as part of their 10th birthday celebrations – and has kindly donated £4,000 to us. The Works, which has offices in Chester-le-Street and Alnwick,
18 Nov 2016

PLAYS, PINTS AND THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Two brand new plays based around football will get their first airing at Newcastle’s Alphabetti Theatre in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation next week (Thursday 24 November). ‘Plays, Pints and the Beautiful Game’ is the
9 Nov 2016

RAFA BENITEZ VISITS SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER TRIALS RESEARCH CENTRE

Patients and staff at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre in Newcastle welcomed a very special football visitor this week.   Rafa Benitez was invited to the centre, at the Freeman Hospital’s Northern Centre for
27 Oct 2016

LADY ELSIE THANKS GENEROUS FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE STAFF

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service staff who took part in a marathon bike ride to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation have been thanked in person by Sir Bobby’s widow, Lady Elsie. A
12 Oct 2016

RUN GEORDIE RUN AROUND THE WORLD PLANS ANNOUNCED

A fundraising ball to celebrate Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison’s successful run across Europe raised £7,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Children’s Foundation this week. This summer’s run was the latest leg in Mark’s
16 Sep 2016

WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH CENTRE INTO CHILDHOOD CANCER OPENS

Today (16 September), Lady Elsie was very proud to be at the opening of The Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre at Newcastle University. Thanks to your wonderful support, we have been able to contribute £1million to help
13 Sep 2016

GREAT NORTH RUN 2016

Thank you and well done to all our magnificent Great North Runners. And thank you to your supporters and everyone kind enough to make a donation in recognition of your efforts. Hopefully, you may find your picture
9 Sep 2016

TAPAS ON THE TYNE

Our thanks to all at Willowburn Hospice and River Beat Restaurant, Gateshead, for a wonderful night of fundraising on the banks of the Tyne. Our special thanks to Willowburn Hospice’s fantastic volunteer fundraiser, Paul Jackson, who put
2 Sep 2016

OUR WONDERFUL PATRONS COMMENT ON US RAISING £10MILLION

Mick Mills: “What a wonderful landmark to reach and achievement to make. “Having witnessed at close quarters the work that ‘The Team,’ as Sir Bobby referred to it, have put in. I am sure Sir Bobby would
2 Sep 2016

LADY ELSIE REFLECTS ON £10MILLION FUNDRAISING

Commenting on raising more than £10million since Sir Bobby launched the in 2008, Lady Elsie says: “We really had no idea how successful the Foundation would become.   “Starting the charity was literally something we talked about