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Royal hen celebrations to raise funds for CRY

Shropshire Star, 20th February 2018 Fundraising group CRY for Matthew will be hosting a hen party in honour of Meghan Markle and the royal wedding. The day will include fizz, food, beauty treatments and craft stalls, themed around hearts and flowers. Organiser, Sue Dewhirst said, “We are organising the Meghan Markel Hen Party – which she […]

South Downs Singers Concert for CRY – 21st April 2018

Saturday 21st April 2018 at 7.30pm Tickets £8 – available on the door or by calling 01323832767

CRY screenings in Devon in memory of Martyn Luckett

Devon Live, 19th February 2018 Brenda Luckett is urging local young people to book in for a free heart screening in Devon, after losing her son, Martyn, in 2005 to a heart condition. Since then, Brenda has worked with CRY to organise heart screenings in memory of her son. Brenda said: “[…] we decided to […]

Rydal Penrhos School pupil raising awareness of heart screenings

North Wales Pioneer, 18th February 2018 Year 9 pupil, Tom Hughes booked a heart screening with CRY after a family friend died of an undiagnosed heart condition. Tom said, “Often you don’t think about something until it happens to you or one of your close friends. Last year my godmother Sandy Bennett rang us to tell […]

Nicola Everill celebrated on Stoke-on-Trent’s ‘Happy List’

The Sentinel, 19th February 2018 The Stoke Sentinel is celebrating local influential and inspirational people in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire. Nicola Everill and her family have dedicated their time to raising money for CRY and hosting heart screening in memory of her son, Jordan. Read more

Sidmouth Running Club take on Four Trigs

Sidmouth Herald, Friday 16th February The Sidmouth Running Club took on the self-navigated run to each of 4 triangulation points in the Sid Valley. The route includes over 4,000ft of climbling and a distance of over 17 miles. Organised by Marion and Rob Hayman, the event raised £1570.25 in aid of CRY. Read more

St Giles Women’s Guild annual lunch

Cornish and Devon Post, 16th February 2018 The lunch took place at Holsworthy Golf Club, and after much discussion it was decided that the guild’s chosen charity would be CRY. £47 was raised on the day from a raffle, and there are plans to hold a summer fete and a bring and buy sale later […]

Fancy Touch – 31st March 2018

We are raising money in memory of rugby players who have left us too soon. On 31st March 2018 we are running our 2nd annual Fancy Dress Touch Rugby competition at Abbeydale Sports Center, Sheffield, in order to bring people together and raise money to support an amazing cause. If you can’t come and play, […]

Team Tenzig make it home to Kent

ITV, 12th February 2018 Chris Williams and Max Thorpe had been competing as Team Tenzing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, when they had to call for help after they were hit by a huge storm. The pair were rescued by an oil tanker in perilous conditions after a 16 hour wait. The team were raising funds […]

Knutsford Community First Responders Trust screening

Knutsford Guardian, 13th February 2018 Knutsford Academy student are being offered to have their hearts checked with CRY, courtesy of the Knutsford Community First Responders Trust, the first of 2 days the Trust is funding. The screening day will be held at the academy on March 27, with up to 100 students set to be […]

Team of 50 to take on Yorkshire Three Peaks

Lancaster Guardian, 9th February 2018 A team of around 50 people will walk the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund for CRY, and Macmillan. The organisers are working with the Garstand Scarecrow Festival in order to raise extra funds for their chosen charities. Read more

Bereaved mum steps in to help fund community screening day

Knutsford Guardian – 7th February 2018 A mum who lost her son due to a sudden cardiac arrest at 23 has answered an appeal by Knutsford Community First Responders Trust for a donor to help fund their upcoming screening day. Read more

1000th person screened in memory of Matthew Hesmondhalgh

The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund screened their 1000th person this weekend at the Garstang Community College in Lancashire. More than 200 young people were screened over the two days, raising £642 to go towards future screenings in the process. Paula Hesmondhalgh said of the weekend, “Heartfelt thanks to all who made donations at/towards the CRY screening […]

Popular teacher to be remembered a year on from his sudden death

Hull Daily Mail – 6th February 2018 English teacher James Moorfoot collapsed and died while playing football for Langtoft AFC on 11th February last year. Pupils will wear yellow clothing and football shirts on Friday to remember him and raise money for CRY. Read more

13th CRY screening in Redcar

Gazette Live, 3rd February 2018 Maralyn and Kenny Bowen have been volunteering and fundraising for CRY since losing their son, Ian, to an undiagnosed heart condition. Previously the couple have hosted 12 screenings for local young people, and for the 13th are working with Julie Hatton, who lost her son Leon, aged 4, to a […]

Carmarthanshire screening in memory of Dean Mason

BBC News, 3rd February 2018 200 young people will have CRY heart screenings over the weekend thanks to the Dean Mason Memorial Fund. This will be the 10th CRY screening put on with funds raised by Dean’s family and friends. Daniel Mason, Dean’s brother, said: “We all want to thank the entire local community for […]

BBC Radio Sheffield – Heather Reid

BBC Radio Sheffield, 3rd February 2018 Heather Reid talks about her Strictly Dancing for CRY event in December 2017, in order to raise funds for a local screening in memory of her daughter, Alex Reid. Listen here (Starts at 52 minutes in)

BBC Radio Wales – Dan Mason

BBC Radio Wales, 3rd February 2018 CRY representative for South Wales, Dan Mason, talks about his brother Dean and the work the Mason family have done with CRY since Deans death in 2010, including a screening for around 200 young people in Carmarthenshire this weekend. Listen here  (1:10:55)

Christmas decorated house raises thousands for good causes

Leyland Guardian – 1st February 2018 The Tipping family, who festively decorate the outside of their house in Cottam every year, have raised more than £8,000 for local charities including the Jordan Grant Memorial Fund for CRY. Read more

Team Tenzig make it home safely

Times of Tunbridge, 31st January 2018 Chris Williams and Max Thorpe had to be picked up by an oil tanker in the middle of the ocean after their boat caught fire during the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge race just before Christmas 2017. The Team Tenzing craft had been at sea for nine days and […]

11th CRY screening in memory of Dean Mason

Tenby Observer, 30th January 2018 CRY will be screening young people in Whitland on Saturday 3rd February & Sunday 4th February thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Mason Family. The Dean mason Memorial Funds has screened 1,040 young people to date, holding 10 previous screening days in Carmarthenshire. The memorial fund has also funded […]

Heart screening for 100 young people in memory of Daniel Hughes

Burton Mail – 26th January 2018 100 young people will be given the opportunity to have their hearts screened on Saturday thanks to Ashby Round Table. Read more

CRY Big Pub Quiz – 26th February

General knowledge quiz raising money for Cardiac Risk in the Young. Hosted by the infamous Quizmaster Brian at the Orange Tree, Leicester. Monday 26th February. £3 entry (includes 1 raffle ticket, more can be purchased separately) Quiz starts at 8pm, but feel free to go earlier and enjoy the nachos and drink combo offer exclusive […]

Northwich student diagnosed after CRY heart screening

Northwich Guardian, 11th January 2018 Charlotte Carney from Winnington, was diagnosed with a chronic heart condition after attending a CRY screening day in 2016. She was suffering from shortness of breath, but had no other symptoms and after a referral from her GP to a cardiologist, Charlotte is now waiting to be placed on the […]

Charity Ball for the James Nicholas Foundation

St Helen Star, 13th January 2018 The James Nicoholas Foundation is hosting a black tie event, giving support to Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), in memory of James. Funds raised will go towards heart screenings with CRY, adding to the 786 young people who have already undergone the tests in James name. Read more […]

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