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27 May 2022

SIR BOBBY CENTRE PATIENT’S NEW CHALLENGE

In his own words, “To celebrate still being alive five years on from my cancer diagnosis,” Keith Farquharson from Heaton, Newcastle, is undertaking a number of physical challenges for us this year. A Sir Bobby Robson Cancer
20 May 2022

ION PEAKS FOR SIR BOBBY

We are very proud to be ION’s chosen charity of the year and the Fintech Company, fittingly based on Sir Bobby Robson Way in Newcastle, recently challenged themselves to climb England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike. It took
30 Apr 2022

FINAL WHISTLE FOR SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUN!

Today is the last day of Sir Bobby’s Football Run. We’ve been amazed by football fans all over the world ‘running a match’ for us! The challenge – to run 10km, the same distance as the average
27 Apr 2022

INNOVATIVE BOWEL CANCER RESEARCH UNDERWAY

In 2019, thanks to your fantastic support, we announced £985,000 in funding for a ground-breaking bowel cancer research and treatment project called COLO-SPEED. COLO-SPEED aims to recruit more patients – up to 5,000 a year – to
11 Apr 2022

BEDALE AFC V CELEBRITIES CHARITY MATCH

A wonderful charity match in the sunshine at Bedale AFC yesterday! Young Alfie and Bailey have both been supported by work we’ve funded at the Great North Children’s Hospital and were very proud to officially kick the
4 Apr 2022

SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUNNER, FROM TEESSIDE TO NEW ENGLAND!

Despite living thousands of miles away from her native Teesside, Kay Murray will be pulling on her beloved Middlesbrough football shirt later this month to help our Foundation. Now a studio host of ESPN’s football coverage in
18 Mar 2022

SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUN GOES GLOBAL!

Sir Bobby’s Football Run began as a charity fundraising activity during lockdown last year and has now become a way for football fans living across the world to show their support for our Foundation. The first Football
16 Mar 2022

FIVE-YEAR-OLD NUFC FAN FUNDRAISES FOR OUR FOUNDATION

A five-year-old Newcastle United fan has raised £283 for our Foundation by running laps around St James’ Park. Parker Raine is one of the youngest supporters of our Foundation and ran three times around the outside of
7 Mar 2022

A FANTASTIC NIGHT CELEBRATING THE BEST OF NORTH EAST FOOTBALL

Once again, the North East Football Writers’ Association Awards, sponsored by William Hill, supported our Foundation with their star-studded event at Ramside Hall in Durham. Celebrating the best of North East football, winners included Men’s Player of
18 Feb 2022

SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUN, RUN A MATCH THIS APRIL!

Today (18th February) is Sir Bobby’s birthday. He would have been 89. It’s a day we always take a moment to fondly remember him and reflect on everything we’ve been able to achieve thanks to Sir Bobby’s