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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
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