24 Feb 2024

IAN’S GREAT NORTH RUN STORY

Everyone has their own reason to challenge themselves to do the Great North Run. For some, it may be an opportunity to get active and pull on trainers for the very first time, for others, it’s a
3 Jan 2024

SUNDERLAND FA CUP WINNER HIGHLIGHTS VITAL IMPORTANCE OF SUPPORT

The Wear Tyne derby has always ignited footballing passion and Saturday’s historic FA Cup meeting between the two clubs will be no exception. In 1973, second division Sunderland famously beat first division giants, Leeds United, to win
24 Dec 2023

NATIVITY SHOW RAISES FUNDS AND FESTIVE SPIRITS

In November, more than 60 children from across the North East and a cast of talented adult actors gave eight performances of Nativity! The Musical at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle. Adapted by Debbie
22 Dec 2023

FESTIVE FUN AT CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL!

A sell-out crowd attended Newcastle Cathedral last week for the wonderful Christmas at the Cathedral fundraising event. A very special night of festive music, comedy and more, the talented performers who gave up their time to support
21 Dec 2023

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF COLIN AYRE

Our thanks to the family and friends of Colin Ayre from Northumberland who have raised £1,115 for our Foundation in his memory. Very sadly, Colin died in September and his family thoughtfully requested donations to support our
6 Dec 2023

KIND HEARTED BUSINESSES BACK CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL

Final preparations are well underway for the 11th annual Christmas at the Cathedral, a glittering festive celebration preformed by some of the North East’s biggest names in music, TV and comedy. The sold-out event will take place
28 Nov 2023

ENTERTAINMENT FOR NUFC FANS THIS CHRISTMAS…

Something that will no doubt appeal to fans of Newcastle United, The Entertained is a beautiful photo book documenting the 2022/23 season from the perspective of supporters. From lively concourses, pandemonium in the stands and memorable scenes
19 Oct 2023

RHYME WITH A REASON

Graham Brooks, aged 74 from Consett, was diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago and found an unusual way to record his time in hospital. Originally from Cheshire, Graham was a teacher before setting up his gardening business,
29 Sep 2023

THREE DAYS ‘COASTING’

Neil Pearson, aged 56 from Dunston, recently finished a coast to coast cycle ride – from Whitehaven to Tynemouth – to raise funds for us. With a group of friends and a back up driver, they completed
25 Sep 2023

NEW ROLE AT TO SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH CANCER

A pilot role to help children and young people with cancer stay more active and help improve their physical and mental well-being, has been funded by our Foundation. Based at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle,