16 Sep 2020

THANK YOU TO OUR GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Our thanks to everyone who undertook the Virtual Great North Run and Great North Run Solo this year. We appreciate your efforts and Lady Elsie would like to thank you, too. Lady Elsie: “I’d like to personally
1 Sep 2020

BAD WEATHER DOESN’T DAMPEN CHARITY GOLF DAY FOR SUNDERLAND MAN

Bad weather may have forced the postponement of a charity golf day in memory of Sunderland fan, Kevin Outhwaite, this weekend but the spirit of the event organisers wasn’t dampened and they have rescheduled the event for
6 Aug 2020

24 HOUR PUTTY PEOPLE

For more than a decade, a group of friends from in and around Whickham, Gateshead, have been fundraising for our Foundation with an annual bike ride called Three Days for Bobby. This year, because of the Covid-19
20 Jul 2020

ALAN SHEARER PRAISES CARLISLE PUPIL’S CREATIVITY AND FUNDRAISING

Home schooling during the Covid-19 lockdown has been both testing and rewarding for children, parents and teachers. Finding new ways to keep children engaged has been challenging and one home school English project inspired 11-year-old Jamie Stuart
11 Jul 2020

SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER CENTRE PATIENT COMPLETES ‘TOUR DE FRANCE’ AT HOME

Incredibly, despite having stage 4 bowel cancer, Keith Farquharson has just completed all 2,082 miles of the Tour de France 2018 at his home in Heaton, Newcastle. Keith has been shielding at home because of the COVID-19
11 Jul 2020

JACK CHARLTON

Jack Charlton was a great football man, a great supporter of our work and a great friend to Sir Bobby. We were so sad to hear about his death from cancer. Jack’s wife, Pat, and all his
4 Jul 2020

ITALIA 90 – 30 YEARS AFTER ‘THAT NIGHT’ IN TURIN

As incredible as it seems, it is now 30 years (4 July) since Sir Bobby’s England team narrowly missed out on reaching the World Cup Final at Italia 90. That famous night at the Stadio delle Alpi
17 Jun 2020

FESTIVE FUNDRAISING NIGHT RAISES RECORD AMOUNT

With summer upon us, Christmas may seem a long way off, but for Lady Elsie and our Foundation, there are some very good reasons for celebrating by pulling a cracker now. Every December, Christmas at the Cathedral
15 Jun 2020

GREAT NORTH RUN 2020 CANCELLATION

It was announced today (15 June) that this year’s Great North Run has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 40th Great North Run will now take place on 12 September 2021. A disappointing decision for
27 May 2020

£433,838 CANCER TRIALS DESIGN TEAM FUNDING FROM OUR FOUNDATION

Clinical trials of new cancer treatments are at the heart of our Foundation and, every year, progress is made testing new drugs at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre (at the Northern Centre for Cancer