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21 Apr 2013

24 hour challenge coolly completed

Tony ‘the Fridge’ Phoenix-Morrison, from Hebburn, has completed his toughest challenge to date for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The granddad, who will turn 49 this week, successfully completed The Appliances Online 24 Hour Challenge by running
16 Apr 2013

A very cool challenge – 24 hours and 100 miles carrying a fridge…

One of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s most dedicated and unusual fund-raisers is taking on an incredible new challenge this week. Tony ‘the Fridge’ Phoenix-Morrison, from Hebburn, raised over £13,000 for the charity last year by running
5 Apr 2013

NUFC mascot honour for young fundraiser

One of the Newcastle United mascots for Sunday’s (7th April) crucial league match against Fulham will be 10-year-old Zack Allen-Curry from Biddick Hall, South Shields. Zack is attending the game with parents Andrew and Caroline and brother
25 Mar 2013

Tom’s blog – celebrating five amazing years

By the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Writer-in-Residence – Tom Chaplin: When a charity such as the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation celebrates a milestone like its fifth birthday, having recently reached the staggering fundraising total of £5.2million pounds,
25 Mar 2013

Five million in five years – Sir Bobby’s legacy

Today (Monday 25 March) marks the fifth anniversary of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the cancer charity launched by Sir Bobby to help find better ways to detect and treat cancer. And the Foundation is also celebrating
6 Mar 2013

Sir Bobby Robson – A celebration programmes now available

Sir Bobby Robson – A Celebration, supported by Virgin Money, was a very special evening of music, memories and laughter as family, friends, musicians, comedians, football greats and admirers gathered on the banks of the Tyne to
20 Feb 2013

A sensational evening to celebrate Sir Bobby

Sir Bobby Robson – A Celebration, supported by Virgin Money, was a very special evening of music, memories and laughter as family, friends, musicians, comedians, football greats and admirers gathered on the banks of the Tyne to
13 Feb 2013

Sir Bobby Robson – A celebration supported by Virgin Money

An incredible music, comedy and football ‘team sheet’ has been revealed for the celebration at The Sage Gateshead to mark what would have been Sir Bobby Robson’s 80th birthday. Sir Bobby Robson – A Celebration will raise
31 Jan 2013

Joe McElderry surprises generous local football club

Sir Bobby Robson would have celebrated his 80th birthday in February and to mark the occasion there will be a star-studded gala event at The Sage Gateshead in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The
25 Jan 2013

Foundation named as Durham CCC’s Steve Harmison’s benefit charity

The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has been named as Durham County Cricket Club’s Stephen Harmison’s Benefit charity for 2013. The Stephen Harmison Benefit Committee made the announcement last night (24th January 2013) at an upbeat launch event