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
22 Dec 2013

Paul completes a very long run, on the shortest day

It took 11 hours and 23 minutes, but on Saturday (21st December), Paul Smith from Sherburn Hill, Durham, ran for an amazing 61 miles to raise money for two local charities. It is the furthest Paul has
20 Dec 2013

Funding for new cancer support specialist for St Maggie’s newcastle

Rounding off a hugely positive year, the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation will announce today (Friday 20 December) that it is working with Maggie’s Newcastle to provide even greater support for people facing cancer in the North East
16 Dec 2013

Lady Elsie becomes club president of Tow Law Town

County Durham’s Tow Law Town AFC, credits Sir Bobby Robson for helping save the club during one of its darkest hours. Members have never forgotten Sir Bobby’s efforts on their behalf and have responded by raising an
10 Dec 2013

Iconic world cup suit on public display for the first time

For the first time, one of this country’s most famous items of sporting memorabilia is on public display. For the next few weeks, the iconic grey suit Sir Bobby Robson wore to lead England so tantalisingly close
7 Dec 2013

NINE-HOUR ROCK CONCERT IN AID OF SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

What began as a one-off rock concert and charity event in Shildon Civic Hall, County Durham, is now in its third year. Ronington, an annual nine-hour rock concert, is organised by musician Russ Tippins in memory of
19 Nov 2013

A VERY LONG RUN, ON THE SHORTEST DAY

On the shortest day of the year, 21st December, Paul Smith will be attempting his longest run to raise funds for two local charities. The 50-year-old from Sherburn Hill, Durham, has challenged himself to run 65 football-themed
4 Nov 2013

‘MY NORTH EAST’ RAISES FUNDS FOR SIR BOBBY ROBSON FOUNDATION

A new book celebrating the North East is released today (Monday 4 November), packed with personal insights and childhood reminiscences from the region’s famous sons and daughters. ‘My North East’ features contributions from 65 well-known faces from
22 Oct 2013

SIR ALEX FERGUSON BACKS SIR BOBBY’S BREAKTHROUGH AUCTION

Sir Alex Ferguson is the latest sports icon to get behind Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Online Charity Auction aiming to raise £1million for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Suffolk Hospitals’ cancer services. Sir Alex’s