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8 Dec 2017

ROCK THE FOUNDATION 2018

Live music fans have the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic night out – and support our work – thanks to Rock the Foundation, a concert in Newcastle on 16 February organised by Laura and Bob Douglass. The
5 Dec 2017

BIG JACK’S TEA SCORES AT THE CO-OP

Our long-time supporters, Northumberland Tea, have ‘bagged’ a contract to supply almost 60 Co-op food stores across the North East. The Corbridge-based (Northumberland) business was set up four years ago by Helen and Bill Logan and a
23 Nov 2017

JOHN REID – THE FIRST PATIENT TAKING PART IN PROSPECT-NE

This week (22 November), we were very proud to announce £892,000 funding for the exciting new PROSPECT-NE genome sequencing project. Lady Elsie and Foundation Patrons, Alan Shearer and Steve Harper, were taken on a guided tour of
22 Nov 2017

NEW FOUNDATION-FUNDED PROJECT UNEARTHING ‘THE SECRETS’ OF CANCER

A revolutionary new ‘personalised’ cancer treatment and research project is being funded by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation in Newcastle. The PROSPECT-NE genome sequencing project will work with up to 800 cancer patients from across the North
15 Nov 2017

KINGSTON PARK CAFC PLEDGES SUPPORT WITH NEW STRIP

Kingston Park Community Association Football Club in Newcastle has unveiled its latest team strip and we’re that it carries our logo. Our Patron, Steve Harper, recently met some of the club’s members to say thank you for
3 Nov 2017

‘PORTRAIT OF AN ICON’ DRAWS SUPPORT

Footballers are often remembered for more than their on-field abilities and a new book, released in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, celebrates some of most iconic characters that have helped make the game so special.
18 Oct 2017

‘SPACE STATION TECHNOLOGY’ FUNDED

A new eye evaluation suite, featuring technology also found on the International Space Station, is helping cancer patients thanks to funding from the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The Ophthalmology Clinical Trial Evaluation Suite at the Royal Victoria
29 Sep 2017

FOUNDATIONS’ RACE DAY UNDER STARTERS ORDERS

Newcastle Racecourse will welcome the return of a firm favourite on 19th October as Foundation of Light and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation host their annual Charity Race Day. Backed by Great Annual Savings Group, the football-themed
10 Sep 2017

TRULY GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Thank you so much to everyone who ran the Great North Run for us today. We hope you are all enjoying a well-earned rest this evening. And thank you to everyone who supported our runners, through sponsorship,
9 Sep 2017

GREAT NORTH RUN 2017

We would like to wish all of our wonderful Great North Runners good luck tomorrow (Sunday 10 September). We hope the weather is good! Groups of runners this year include Tui cabin crew raising money for us