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29 Jan 2021

HEAD OF FUNDRAISING RETIRES

Today our Foundation said an emotional, socially distanced farewell to our Head of Fundraising, Pauline Buglass. Pauline has been with us from day one and has worked at Newcastle Hospitals Charity, our umbrella charity, since 1997. Speaking
12 Jan 2021

CANCER DEADLINE DAY

Football’s transfer window provides great interest for fans every year, as players move between clubs and excitement builds towards Transfer Deadline Day. The transfer window is now open and a new team of eight cancer charities, including
1 Jan 2021

LADY ELSIE WISHES OUR SUPPORTERS A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Lady Elsie would like to wish our wonderful supporters a happy and healthy New Year: “Last year was exceptionally difficult for us all. One way or another, the COVID-19 health crisis has affected everyone and for cancer
30 Dec 2020

ASHFORD ORTHODONTICS DONATE £1,000 TO SAY ‘THANK YOU’

Our thanks to Sunderland-based Ashford Orthodontics, who have generously donated £1,000 to our Foundation as a thank you for the ongoing cancer treatment one of its directors is receiving. Graeme Winyard is Technical Director at the firm
15 Dec 2020

NUFC ‘MEMORIES’ FOR SALE IN AID OF OUR FOUNDATION

Clive Tyldesley has been a sports commentator since 1976, initially on the radio and then, for the last 30 years, on television. Mostly covering football, he has learned a few things about preparation and readies himself before
14 Dec 2020

VIRTUAL COFFEE MORNING SUCCESS

Since 2009, Bridget Andrews has organised a Christmas coffee morning for family and friends at her home in Washington, raising over £3,000 for us. Last year, Lady Elsie was very pleased to join the group for coffee
4 Dec 2020

FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER NAMED CHARITY CHAMPION

Last night (3 Dec), one of our Foundation’s most dedicated fundraisers was recognised with a prestigious award from the North East Charity Awards. This year, announced via social media. Keith Farquharson, from Heaton in Newcastle, was honoured
16 Nov 2020

SIR BOBBY CENTRE PATIENTS ON TREATMENT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Two patients who have been receiving treatment at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre this year have kindly shared their thoughts about the way the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their lives. And why the treatment
16 Nov 2020

SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER CENTRE RISES TO MEET COVID-19 CHALLENGE

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for the NHS and for some patients on clinical trials has even led to the cancellation of treatment. Of the 18 early phase cancer clinical trials units nationally (ECMCs), only
23 Oct 2020

SUCCESSFUL SECOND SWING AT CHARITY GOLF DAY

In August, bad weather forced the postponement of a charity golf day in memory of Sunderland fan, Kevin Outhwaite. Thankfully, the rain largely held off for the rearranged event at Ramside Hall, Durham, today (23 October), as