15 Feb 2017

WISH YOU WERE HERE…

Significant dates can be difficult following the loss of a loved one, so the friends and family of Tracey Brew decided to do something positive to mark the second anniversary of her death. Tracey, a health visitor
30 Jan 2017

CANTONESE CHARITY NIGHT IN COUNTY DURHAM

A sell-out charity night is being repeated next month (6 February) at the Pavilion Restaurant in Iveston, Consett. Last year’s event, in aid of Willow Burn Hospice and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, was very successful with
13 Jan 2017

GOALKEEPER NETS SPECIAL NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ AWARD

Goalkeeper, Steve Harper, has played for or coached at many of the North East’s football clubs, including 20 years at Newcastle United. Next month (12 February), in addition to recognising his professional contribution to the game, Steve
9 Jan 2017

NEW TRUSTEE APPOINTED

Professor Chris Day, Newcastle University’s new Vice-Chancellor and President, has agreed to join the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Board of Trustees. A liver disease expert, Professor Day brings with him a vast wealth of experience and knowledge
22 Dec 2016

ANNUAL NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD

Our 2016 newsletter is now available to download as a PDF and the link is on the right-hand side of our website. We hope you enjoy reading about the work we’ve been able to fund this year,
22 Dec 2016

THANK YOU AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM LADY ELSIE

A message to all our wonderful supporters from Lady Elsie: Thanks to magnificent and unwavering support, this has been a hugely positive year for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and I’m writing to update you on what
19 Dec 2016

NEWCASTLE SCIENTISTS SET TO GET £7.9 MILLION BOOST FOR CANCER RESEARCH

Working together with other charities and relevant organisations is vital to the success of our work. The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation is proud to be a partner within The Newcastle Cancer Centre and welcomes excellent news about
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