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7 Jun 2017

THE ANDREW GROUNSELL CHALLENGE – FOR A SPECIAL COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND

After losing their friend and colleague to cancer last year, Darren Purvis and Luke Westoe have decided to undertake a punishing fundraising challenge in his name. Andrew Grounsell, a talented architect from Newcastle, died in October aged
28 May 2017

HIKE4HOPEY CELEBRATION

Friends, family and supporters joined Scott Hope and the Hike4Hopey walkers on Sunday (21st May) in Newcastle for a fundraising dinner and celebration of everything they have achieved together. Lady Elsie and son, Andrew, were among the
26 May 2017

VIKINGS CREATE MAGIC FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

Super League Club, Widnes Vikings, have now raised over £80,000 for us through their wonderful Magic Weekend fundraising campaigns. Information from the club about their latest, hugely successful, Destination Magic fundraising is below. Our thanks to Widnes
25 May 2017

Liam Allen-Curry

We are devastated to learn 19-year-old Liam Allen-Curry and his girlfriend, Chloe Rutherford, are among the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. Liam was an outstanding young man and a great credit to his family. At 14,
22 May 2017

INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS DAY AT THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON CENTRE

To mark International Clinical Trials Day (20th May), members of the public were invited to an Open Day at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care in Newcastle. All
16 May 2017

THE RED LION ROARS FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

A critically acclaimed play set in the ultra-competitive world of semi-professional football closed last weekend after a hugely successful run at the Live Theatre in Newcastle. The Red Lion is a powerful, funny and touching drama that
16 May 2017

DESTINATION MAGIC

For the last three years, Super League’s Magic Weekend has been held at St James’ Park in Newcastle. During that time, we are proud to have received tremendous support from Widnes Vikings and its fans. Incredibly, over
30 Apr 2017

EMOTIONAL END TO HIKE4HOPEY CHALLENGE

An incredibly testing journey home finished this weekend (Saturday 29th April) when the Hike4Hopey charity walkers arrived at St James’ Park, Newcastle. The group set out from Ipswich on Easter Monday (17th April) to walk 333 miles
28 Apr 2017

GALA PERFORMANCE OF THE RED LION

Our thanks to everyone at Live Theatre in Newcastle for this very special gala performance of The Red Lion on Friday 5 May. More information about this wonderful evening below, in a press release from Live. Please
20 Apr 2017

AMY RICHARDSON DESCRIBES HEARING HER HUSBAND’S DIAGNOSIS

One year ago (on 20th April 2016), Amy Richardson learned her husband, Lee Hope, had been diagnosed with cancer. She wrote this powerful and upsetting account of what happened in the early hours of the next morning.