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13 Oct 2021

CYCLE RIDES IN MEMORY OF MICK CLARK RAISE OVER £50,000

Every year, friends and colleagues of Mick Clark from Alnwick come together to fundraise for our Foundation in his memory and their annual cycle rides have now raised over £50,000. Mick worked for Northumbrian Water for more
7 Oct 2021

SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR WENDY!

After sadly losing a friend to a brain tumour, as well as several family members to cancer, Wendy Thomas from Cumbria decided to take the plunge and fundraise for us by completing a tandem skydive. It was
23 Sep 2021

Support for specialist cancer nurse helps Newcastle Building Society hit funding landmark for Sir Bobby

Newcastle Building Society has passed a multi-million pound landmark in its support for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation after renewing its funding of a specialist nursing post at the city’s Freeman Hospital. The Society has provided around
20 Sep 2021

CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – BAILEY CUTHBERT’S STORY

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and, thanks to your amazing support, we are funding two very important projects for younger cancer patients at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle. These two projects – the Innovative
13 Sep 2021

THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Thank you to all of our amazing Great North Runners and to everyone who supported them. We could not be more impressed by your commitment, enthusiasm and support for each other. This year’s Great North Run was
10 Sep 2021

CHARLOTTE PROUD – MAKING US VERY PROUD

Everyone lining up to do the Great North Run has their own challenges to face and their own reasons to participate, and Charlotte Proud has overcome more than most in her determination to run. The 30-year-old from
7 Sep 2021

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY PROVIDES VITAL SUPPORT FOR CANCER PATIENTS AND NHS STAFF

A patient support service we fund is proving more important than ever in the face of increased anxieties faced by many people during the pandemic. Cancer treatment can be physically and emotionally challenging, so patients receiving cancer
15 Jul 2021

SUNDERLAND LEGENDS GRACE FUNDRAISER IN MEMORY OF BLACK CATS’ FAN

Every year, since 2010, the friends and family of Kevin Outhwaite from Tunstall have held a very special golf day in his memory to raise funds for our Foundation. Kevin’s Dad, John, brother, Ian, and nephews, Nathan,
9 Jul 2021

MAJOR CHANGES TO THE GREAT NORTH RUN MAKES THIS YEAR UNIQUE

Changes required to keep runners safe will make this year’s Great North Run like no other in its amazing 40-year history. Those changes include a major route change with the new finish line located on the Great
28 Jun 2021

MARK ROBSON’S VERY PERSONAL ENGLAND V GERMANY MEMORIES

Today, England take on Germany for a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020. It is an international fixture like no other, not least because of the memorable Italia 90 World Cup semi-final, which Sir Bobby’s team