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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
7 Sep 2017

COMPLETING THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE – A VERY PERSONAL ‘TOUR OF BRITAIN’

Two North East cycling enthusiasts completed their own ‘Tour of Britain’ on Sunday (3rd September), arriving back in Newcastle after an amazing challenge to raise funds for Maggie’s and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation in memory of
7 Sep 2017

FINAL UPDATE ON THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE

Days 7-10 of the remarkable Andrew Grounsell Challenge – the final diary entries. Luke Westoe and Darren Purvis have cycled to and from Newcastle, and climbed, the Three Peaks to raise funds for us and Maggie’s Newcastle.
6 Sep 2017

TV STARS TAKE UP THE BATON FOR SIR BOBBY AT GREAT NORTH RUN

Our Foundation is very lucky to receive tremendous support from within the football community – from fans, players and clubs alike. We are also fortunate to receive help from members of the media, who cover the game
5 Sep 2017

STEVE HARPER BECOMES A FOUNDATION PATRON

Steve Harper, the former Premier League goalkeeper who plied his trade at clubs across the North East, has today (5 September) been announced as a Patron of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. He is the first new
31 Aug 2017

SECOND UPDATE ON THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE

The Andrew Grounsell Challenge is now into day 7, with Luke Westoe and Darren Purvis cycling to and from, as well as climbing the Three Peaks to raise funds for us and Maggie’s Newcastle. It’s all in
28 Aug 2017

UPDATE ON THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE

The Andrew Grounsell Challenge is now underway, with Luke Westoe and Darren Purvis cycling to and from, as well as  climbing the Three Peaks to raise funds for us and Maggie’s Newcastle. It’s all in memory of