18 Feb 2019

ALAN SHEARER RECEIVES NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AWARD

Last night our Patron, Alan Shearer, was honoured for his many achievements away from the football pitch at the North East Football Writers’ Association’s annual awards night in Durham. Alan received the North East Personality of the
16 Feb 2019

SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER TRIALS RESEARCH CENTRE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN DAY

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. Sir Bobby’s family, staff, patients and our fundraisers celebrated the occasion with
13 Feb 2019

NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AND OUR FOUNDATION HONOUR ALAN SHEARER

Our Patron and former Newcastle United and England striker, Alan Shearer, will receive recognition for his many achievements away from the football pitch this weekend (Sunday 17th February). The Premier League’s all-time top goal-scorer will be attending
8 Feb 2019

SQUASH TOURNAMENT IN MEMORY OF WASHINGTON’S DEREK BROWN

Sport can often bring out the best in people and for Jason Sweeney from Sunderland discovering squash proved to be a turning point in his life. Jason was introduced to the game when he was 17-years-old by
3 Feb 2019

‘SID’S TOURS’ DE FORCE

For nearly two decades, football fans from in and around Chester-le-Street have been raising money for local charities with their annual trip to Chester Races. Known as Sid’s Tours, what began as a ‘stag do’ for 36
19 Dec 2018

FESTIVE FUN WITH CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL

A sell-out crowd of 900 people packed St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle last week for a wonderful festive fundraising night. The long-running Christmas at the Cathedral event is a popular annual charity evening and, for the last
10 Dec 2018

NEW COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY SUITE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Sir Bobby was one of thousands of patients to benefit from receiving complementary therapy during his cancer treatment at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC), Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. Designed to be used alongside standard medical treatments,
22 Nov 2018

WONDERFUL YOUNG FUND-RAISERS!

Lady Elsie and Andrew Robson thoroughly enjoyed meeting our wonderful supporters yesterday – including some of our youngest fund-raisers. 14-month-old Owen Richardson, from Hebburn, raised over £500 to support our work when his family requested donations in
16 Nov 2018

CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL 2018

Lady Elsie is very much looking forward to this year’s Christmas at the Cathedral at St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle, which is once again in aid of our Foundation. Always a wonderful festive night, it’s a great
8 Nov 2018

FAMILY AND FRIENDS FUNDRAISE IN MEMORY OF MOIRA METCALF FROM LOWICK

A village fun day in Lowick and fundraising at the Golden Sands Caravan Park at Cresswell have together raised an amazing £8,237 for our Foundation. Both events were in memory of Moira Metcalf, 52 from Lowick, who