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24 Feb 2020

NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AWARDS NIGHT

The North East Football Writers’ Association raised money for the our Foundation and honoured England legend, Steph Houghton, at their annual awards night yesterday. Held annually at Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham, the black-tie event is sponsored
31 Jan 2020

NUFC LEGEND VISITS SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER CENTRE

The Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care was visited today (31 January) by Newcastle United favourite, David Ginola. One of Kevin Keegan’s legendary ‘Entertainers’ side, David was part of
29 Jan 2020

‘SID’S TOURS’ ARRIVE AT ST JAMES’ PARK

Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC fans, who have been fundraising together for our Foundation, came to St James’ Park this week to meet with charity Patron, Steve Harper. Steve, who had spells at both clubs and is
13 Jan 2020

THE NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AND OUR FOUNDATION HONOUR STEPH HOUGHTON

Please note the date change for the North East Football Writers’ Association Awards, originally 2 February and now Sunday 23 February. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. England legend, Steph Houghton, is being honoured next month for her role
31 Dec 2019

A YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENTS FOR OUR FOUNDATION

As the decade draws to a close, Lady Elsie has been reflecting on 10 years of clinical drug trials in the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre and looking back on a year of significant achievements
23 Dec 2019

FESTIVE FUNDRAISING AT CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL

We’re very grateful to everyone involved with the wonderful Christmas at the Cathedral fundraising night. As always, Lady Elsie loved the event, which she describes as ‘the beginning of the Christmas festivities.’ Our thanks to the sell-out
26 Nov 2019

BREAKTHROUGH IN UNDERSTANDING COMMON CHILDHOOD CANCER

Our friends and colleagues at Newcastle University shared this great news about a breakthrough in neuroblastoma research today. The ImageStream Imaging Flow Cytometer, the cutting-edge equipment that enabled this important research, was funded in 2013 with a
15 Nov 2019

DRAMATIC FUNDRAISING FOR OUR FOUNDATION

A new play performed this summer and inspired by Sir Bobby’s life and legacy, has raised more than £5,000 for our Foundation. Written by Jarrow playwright, Tom Kelly, ‘Bobby Robson Saved My Life’ is the story of
31 Oct 2019

THANK YOU TO PONTELAND GOLF CLUB

Thank you to Ronnie Stappard from Ponteland Golf Club who chose us as his Captain’s Charity and raised £2,676 over the last year – a record amount. A great achievement, especially given the club’s long history. Lady
9 Sep 2019

OUR FANTASTIC GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Congratulations to everyone who undertook the Great North Run yesterday. Sir Bobby’s family and friends thoroughly enjoyed welcoming our runners and supporters into our tent in the Charity Village at the end of the famous half marathon.