21 Jul 2014

JOHN ALDER AND LIAM SWEENEY

Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder were tragically killed on flight MH17, en route to watch their team play in a pre-season tour of New Zealand. On hearing about the disaster and loss of the
21 Jul 2014

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF LIAM SWEENEY AND JOHN ALDER

Our grateful thanks to everyone who has contributed to the fund in tribute to Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder. Liam and John were tragically killed on flight MH17 en route to watch their team
21 Jul 2014

POPULAR TOW LAW AFC CHARITY GAME RETURNS

A popular annual charity football match is returning to County Durham this month and will now raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Tow Law Town AFC has a very special connection to the charity through
27 Jun 2014

BIKE FOR BOBBY FOR ALL

In 2012, Phil Gray, from Woolsington, cycled 3,500 miles across Europe with former Newcastle United defender Robbie Elliott to raise money for cancer charities. The Bike For Bobby ride between all the clubs managed by Sir Bobby
17 Jun 2014

LONGEST RUN, ON THE LONGEST DAY FOR CANCER DRUG TRIALS OFFICER

On the 21st June, the longest day of the year, 29-year-old Jonathan Stoddart will be undertaking the longest run of his life. Jonathan, originally from Yarm and now living in Gosforth, Newcastle, is a clinical trials officer
5 Jun 2014

NEWCASTLE AND SUNDERLAND CHARITIES TEAM UP FOR FOOTBALL THEMED RACE DAY

Two of the North East’s leading charities are hosting a special football-themed race day on the eve of the new Barclays Premier League Season. Taking place at Newcastle Racecourse Friday August 15, the event aims to raise
2 Jun 2014

SHILDON ROCKS FOR CHARITY

What began as a one-off charity rock concert in tribute to a friend has grown to become a popular annual event. Ronington is a nine-hour rock concert organised by musician Russ Tippins in memory of his friend
20 May 2014

TESCO UNDERWRITING FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER

Staff at Tesco Underwriting in Newcastle have kindly chosen us as their charity of the year and, last week, held a football match at St James’ Park to help with the fundraising. Paul Ford helped organise the
28 Apr 2014

SMALL CHANGE MAKES BIG DIFFERENCE TO CANCER CHARITY

Like every sports facility, visitors to Northumbria University’s Sport Central occasionally leave items behind after competing or training. The University’s £30 million state-of-the-art sports hub on Northumberland Road in Newcastle opened in September 2010 and regularly has
21 Apr 2014

BOWLED OVER BY CHARITY DONATION

Newcastle Eldon Indoor Bowls Club has been in existence since 1976 and has around 130 members. Reluctantly, they have agreed to disband the club this week as Eldon Leisure redevelopment work means the closure of the bowls