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24 Dec 2017

THANK YOU AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

A message to all our wonderful supporters from Lady Elsie: I’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to everyone who has supported us this year. From the day
22 Dec 2017

A NEW SHORT FILM ABOUT OUR WORK

This year, we welcomed Steve Harper as a Patron of our Foundation – a role also undertaken by Alan Shearer, Niall Quinn, Steve Gibson, Mick Mills, Delia Smith and, football writer, George Caulkin. Steve worked under Sir
27 Jun 2014

BIKE FOR BOBBY FOR ALL

In 2012, Phil Gray, from Woolsington, cycled 3,500 miles across Europe with former Newcastle United defender Robbie Elliott to raise money for cancer charities. The Bike For Bobby ride between all the clubs managed by Sir Bobby
5 Apr 2014

TREMENDOUS GROUP EFFORT AGAINST CANCER

What began as a simple sponsored walk became a collective walk against cancer for a group of 48 charity fundraisers from Cumbria.  The 66 mile, two day walk from Penrith to Newcastle was organised by Martyn Haughan
25 Mar 2014

A RECORD FUNDRAISING YEAR, A SIXTH ANNIVERSARY AND OVER £7 MILLION TO HELP PEOPLE FACING CANCER

Today (25 March 2014) is the 6th anniversary of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and, to mark the occasion, the charity has announced it has broken through the £7million barrier after its biggest year of fundraising to
13 Mar 2014

Cleveland Police Help Out ‘Behind the Scenes’

A ‘behind-the-scenes’ tour of Cleveland Police operational units has raised important funds for regional cancer charity, the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Suzanne Holmes was given the tour as a gift by her husband, after he successfully bid
10 Feb 2014

‘Cup winning’ Northumberland Tea for Tesco

A Northumberland couple have brewed up a sales success after striking a deal to supply Britain’s biggest supermarket chain with their unique tea honouring England’s Border County. Bill and Helen Logan’s Northumberland Tea is to be stocked
5 Jan 2014

Run Geordie Run over the moon down under

He began on 16 October and yesterday evening (4 January) Mark ‘Run Geordie Run’ Allison successfully completed his epic run across Australia for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Children’s Foundation. The run is in partnership
27 Dec 2013

Run Geordie Run update

Mark Allison, Run Geordie Run, is now continuing with his run across Australia to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Children’s Foundation. This was not planned and something Mark announced overnight via this
27 Dec 2013

Run Geordie Run forced to stop

He set off 73 days ago from Perth to run across the continent and had hoped to end the challenge at Bondi Beach, Sydney, 180 miles away from his current position in Yass. The run is in