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21 Jun 2024

CHARITY FUNDRAISER FORGES AHEAD

A 28-year-old British Army veteran from Pegswood is putting his metalwork skills into action to raise money for charity with a special summer barbecue and workshop open day. Cameron Aylwin was medically discharged from the army after
14 Jun 2024

GREAT NORTH CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL PATIENTS GET A ‘KICK’ FROM SUPPORT PROJECT

Children from across the region affected by cancer and chronic health issues recently enjoyed a football tournament at Newcastle United’s Academy thanks to a very special charity partnership. Our Foundation and the Great North Children’s Hospital Foundation,
12 Jun 2024

‘HITTING THE WALL’ FOR SIR BOBBY

Three years ago, Nathan Sandy from North Shields was training for the Edinburgh Marathon when he was shocked to receive an incredibly rare throat cancer diagnosis that ultimately led to a full laryngectomy and the loss of
16 May 2024

FUNDRAISING RUNS IN THE BROOKS FAMILY!

Thank you to William Brooks for raising an amazing £1,000 in memory of his Grandad, Graham, who also supported our work. William, aged 11 from County Durham, was inspired by his Grandad – who raised funds for
14 May 2024

FUN FOR ALL AT CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY DAY!

Children who have been affected by cancer and chronic health issues had the opportunity to enjoy themselves at a very special Fun Day in Newcastle recently. Part of the children’s support project funded by our Foundation – and
30 Apr 2024

GARETH SOUTHGATE VISITS NEWCASTLE HOSPITALS TO SUPPORT SIR BOBBY ROBSON’S LEGACY

England manager, Gareth Southgate, visited Newcastle Hospitals and the cancer drug trials centre named in honour of one of his predecessors yesterday (29 April). The Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre at the Northern Centre for
6 Apr 2024

SURREY FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION SUPPORT

Two of Sir Bobby’s former clubs, Fulham FC and Newcastle United, meet today, so this is an ideal time to acknowledge the fantastic ongoing support we receive from The Surrey Football Coaches Association. In 1965, when he
4 Mar 2024

NORTH EAST FOOTBALL WRITERS’ AWARDS NIGHT

Our thanks to everyone who supported us at last night’s North East Football Writers’ Association Awards at Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham. Congratulations to all the wonderful winners, including Gary Bennett who was named Personality of the
29 Feb 2024

GARY BENNETT NAMED NORTH EAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Each year, the North East Football Writers’ Association name their Personality of the Year, a prestigious award given in association with our Foundation at a black-tie awards night in Durham. Recognising someone who uses their position in
27 Feb 2024

OUTDOOR CHALLENGES TO SUPPORT CANCER TRIALS WORK

An outdoor challenge in the spectacular surroundings of the Lake District is supporting our work thanks to The Outdoor Guide. Gina Bradbury Fox co-founded The Outdoor Guide with her sister, television presenter Julia Bradbury in 2014. An