16 May 2019

FUNDRAISERS JOIN LADY ELSIE AND ANDREW ROBSON FOR COFFEE AND CAKE

Thank you to all the wonderful fundraisers who joined Lady Elsie, Andrew Robson and our Patron, George Caulkin, for a coffee today. And thank you Jane Tilbrook for bringing delicious cake! Lady Elsie was impressed by all
26 Apr 2019

ABBA FEVER AT WYLAM BREWERY

Heather Scott from Jarrow, South Tyneside, says she firmly believes ‘you reap what you sow’ and since starting her own business in 2010, has dedicated one day a week to volunteering, charity fundraising, collaboration or mentoring. She
3 Apr 2019

NEWCASTLE UNITED MIDFIELDER VISITS CHILDREN’S CANCER PROJECT

Yesterday (2 April), Newcastle United’s Sean Longstaff made a surprise appearance at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle. The player dropped in to meet children with cancer who are supported by a special programme delivered by
20 Feb 2019

SPECIAL MEMORIES FROM THE OPENING OF THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON CENTRE

On this day (20th Feb 2009), 10 years ago, Sir Bobby Robson proudly opened the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. He was very proud that
20 Feb 2019

SIR BOBBY’S THOUGHTS AT THE OPENING OF THE SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER TRIALS RESEARCH CENTRE

Sir Bobby’s thoughts at the opening of the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre, on this day, 10 years ago: “This is a particularly proud day for everyone involved in the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. And
18 Feb 2019

ALAN SHEARER RECEIVES NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AWARD

Last night our Patron, Alan Shearer, was honoured for his many achievements away from the football pitch at the North East Football Writers’ Association’s annual awards night in Durham. Alan received the North East Personality of the
16 Feb 2019

SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER TRIALS RESEARCH CENTRE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN DAY

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. Sir Bobby’s family, staff, patients and our fundraisers celebrated the occasion with
13 Feb 2019

NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION AND OUR FOUNDATION HONOUR ALAN SHEARER

Our Patron and former Newcastle United and England striker, Alan Shearer, will receive recognition for his many achievements away from the football pitch this weekend (Sunday 17th February). The Premier League’s all-time top goal-scorer will be attending
8 Feb 2019

SQUASH TOURNAMENT IN MEMORY OF WASHINGTON’S DEREK BROWN

Sport can often bring out the best in people and for Jason Sweeney from Sunderland discovering squash proved to be a turning point in his life. Jason was introduced to the game when he was 17-years-old by
3 Feb 2019

‘SID’S TOURS’ DE FORCE

For nearly two decades, football fans from in and around Chester-le-Street have been raising money for local charities with their annual trip to Chester Races. Known as Sid’s Tours, what began as a ‘stag do’ for 36