19 Oct 2020

NO STALLING FOR SUNDERLAND MARKET FUNDRAISING

Lilian Griffiths, aged 71 from South Shields, is a stallholder at Jacky White’s Market in Sunderland and has been fundraising for charities for the last 30 years. The traditional market, located within the Bridges Shopping Centre, and
30 Sep 2020

COLO-SPEED ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’

Last year, we announced £985,000 funding for COLO-SPEED, which aims to become the world’s largest colorectal cancer research group. The project is led by Professor Colin Rees, who stresses the vital importance of contacting your GP now
29 Sep 2020

NORTHUMBRIAN WATER RIDERS

A big thank you to our supporters at Northumbrian Water who have been fundraising in memory of their colleague, Mick Clark from Alnwick, since 2011. This year’s small, socially distanced bike ride within Tyne and Wear –
16 Sep 2020

THANK YOU TO OUR GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Our thanks to everyone who undertook the Virtual Great North Run and Great North Run Solo this year. We appreciate your efforts and Lady Elsie would like to thank you, too. Lady Elsie: “I’d like to personally
1 Sep 2020

BAD WEATHER DOESN’T DAMPEN CHARITY GOLF DAY FOR SUNDERLAND MAN

Bad weather may have forced the postponement of a charity golf day in memory of Sunderland fan, Kevin Outhwaite, this weekend but the spirit of the event organisers wasn’t dampened and they have rescheduled the event for
6 Aug 2020

24 HOUR PUTTY PEOPLE

For more than a decade, a group of friends from in and around Whickham, Gateshead, have been fundraising for our Foundation with an annual bike ride called Three Days for Bobby. This year, because of the Covid-19
20 Jul 2020

ALAN SHEARER PRAISES CARLISLE PUPIL’S CREATIVITY AND FUNDRAISING

Home schooling during the Covid-19 lockdown has been both testing and rewarding for children, parents and teachers. Finding new ways to keep children engaged has been challenging and one home school English project inspired 11-year-old Jamie Stuart
11 Jul 2020

SIR BOBBY ROBSON CANCER CENTRE PATIENT COMPLETES ‘TOUR DE FRANCE’ AT HOME

Incredibly, despite having stage 4 bowel cancer, Keith Farquharson has just completed all 2,082 miles of the Tour de France 2018 at his home in Heaton, Newcastle. Keith has been shielding at home because of the COVID-19
11 Jul 2020

JACK CHARLTON

Jack Charlton was a great football man, a great supporter of our work and a great friend to Sir Bobby. We were so sad to hear about his death from cancer. Jack’s wife, Pat, and all his
4 Jul 2020

ITALIA 90 – 30 YEARS AFTER ‘THAT NIGHT’ IN TURIN

As incredible as it seems, it is now 30 years (4 July) since Sir Bobby’s England team narrowly missed out on reaching the World Cup Final at Italia 90. That famous night at the Stadio delle Alpi