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
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