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More than 100 young people screened in memory of Guy Evans in Didcot

3rd October 2018 Beth Chesney-Evans organised this latest event in memory of her son Guy Evans, who died from a heart arrhythmia ten years ago. Beth said of the event “Of course we’d have preferred it if everyone was found to be healthy but it underlies the importance of events like this. We have potentially saved […]


TrekFest – The Peaks – 31st August 2019

25km or 50km Routes         Duration: 1 Day        Registration Fee £45 + Min Sponsorship £180 (25km)      Registration Fee £55 + Min Sponsorship £330 (50km) When you sign up for TrekFest – The Peaks, you will be signing up to take on the ultimate UK charity challenge in one of the UK’s most stunning National Parks – […]


Mario and Debbie Dubois receive Points of Light Award

Altrincham Today, 2nd October 2018 The Prime Minister has awarded the Points of Light Award to Mario and Debbie Dubois for their 1000 Hearts for Harry campaign. Their son, Harry Dubois, died from an undiagnosed heart condition in 2014 and since, then the couple have raised £100,000 in Harry’s memory allowing 2,000 young people to […]


Meet the Sunday Mail Young Scot finalists for 2018

Daily Record, 1st October 2018 Abby Lang will joins 41 other finalists in the running to be named Young Scot 2018. Abby is nominated in the health category for her work with CRY and campaigning for heart screenings and #MPSupportforCRY. Read more


Ackworth Junior Warrior Event in memory of Rory Embling

These are the photos of Ackworth Junior football club under 9’s who took part in a Junior Warrior Event and raised £184.00 For Rory’s Foundation at CRY. We love these photos and are so happy that young people are involved in raising funds in Rory’s memory. Anne Embling


Mad Hatters Tea Party in memory of Rory Embling

These photos are of our Mad Hatters Tea Party kindly hosted by Paul and Carole Vogel. We had a lovely summer afternoon in Carole and Paul’s beautiful garden and raised £256.00 For Rory’s Foundation at CRY. The first photo shows our hosts Carole and Paul. The 2nd photo all the lovely ladies who helped to […]


Around 40 friends & family of Robert Smith to take part in the CRY Heart of Durham Walk

The Northern Echo, 1st October 2018 Linda Smith will lead a group of around 40 at the CRY Heart of Durham walk next weekend, in memory of her son, Robert Daniel Smith. So far, £32,000 has been raised in Robert’s memory, allowing 400 young people to have their hearts screened by CRY. Read more


Wix Young Farmers donate £1,500 to CRY

Clacton and Frinton Gazette, 22nd September 2018 At the annual Wix Young Farmers Meeting last Thursday a cheque for £1,500 was presented to CRY rep, Charles Bull. The group has previously had a talk from Charles and his wife to raise awareness of YSCD and CRY. Read more


CRY Representative David Jewell on the Heart of Durham Bridges Walk

Northen Echo, 20th September 2018 David Jewell, who became a CRY representative for Tyne and Wear earlier this year, has spoken to the Northern Echo about the CRY Heart of Durham Walk, raising awareness and the importance of the event for families who have experienced the death of a loved one. Read more


Great North Run in memory of Paul McCann

Peterborough Today, 15th September 2018 Reece Hill completed the Great North Run half marathon in 1 hour and 55 minutes, in memory of his best friend, Paul McCann. Reece said of the event, “When times got hard between mile eight and mile 11, I don’t know how I got from one end to the other. But […]


Whitegate Walk in memory of Mike Clarke

Northwich Guardian, 29th August 2018 The annual Whitegate Walk will take place on Sunday 11th September in memory of Whitegate United player, Mike Clarke. The walk will be raising funds for CRY and St Luke’s Hospice. Last year, over 200 walkers took place, raising £2,500 for local charities. Read more


Charity match in memory of Kayleigh Griffiths raised over £2,500 for CRY

Braintree & Withan Times, 30th August 2018 Kayleigh’s Charity Football Match and fun day was organised by Danielle Moore and Vanessa Caulkett in memory of Kayleigh Griffiths, who died in 2017 from cardiac arrest. Through games, a bouncy castle, facepainting £2,645.50 was raised. “Seeing everyone enjoying the day was lovely but knowing it was all […]


More than £150,000 raised and 2,000 young people screened in memory of Nathan Butler

Stoke Sentinel, 27th August 2018 Angela and Philip Butler have raised over £150,000 for CRY since their son, Nathan Butler, died in 2006. With the help of friends and family, Nathan’s memorial fund has enabled over 2,000 young people to be screened. Read more


‘Lily’s Lovelies’ team to take on 100km walk in memory of Lily Webster

Bury Free Press, 25th August 2018 Mealnie Webster, Jenni Salt, Ruth Welsh and Claire Thompson will walk 100km in the Thames Path Challenge next month. The team hope to raise a further £1,600 to go to the Lily Webster memorial fund with CRY. So far, friends and family in Stowmarket have raised £68,000 for screening […]


CRY Representative Elaine Ward gives talk at Buxton Probus Club

Buxton Advertiser, 23rd August 2018 Elaine Ward spoke of her son, Neil, who died in 1992 and her fundraising efforts for CRY. Elaine and Ian Ward held their first screening in 2014, and since then have raised £57,500 for CRY and put on 15 screenings across Derbyshire. More 1500 young people have been screened in […]


Sainsbury’s in Pontllanfraith names CRY as new charity partner

Caerphilly Observer, 17th August 2018 Customers of Sainsbury’s Pontllanfraith voted for CRY and the Jack Thomas Memorial Fund to become the new charity partner for the store. Jack Thomas died in 2012 from an undiganosed heart condition, and since then his family and friends have raised £67,000 for CRY. Read more


Encore Personnel raises £9000 with Ben Nevis climb

OnRec, 14th August 2018 Encore Personnel staff, a team of 17, took on Ben Nevis as part of their company fundraising efforts for the year. £9000 was raised in total and will be split between CRY, Sick Children’s Trust and CLIC Sargent. Read more


Didcot heart screening in memory of Guy Evans

Oxford Mail, 15th August 2018 A screening has been organised to mark the 10th anniversary of the sudden death of Guy Evans. The event has been arranged by Guy’s mother, Beth Chesney-Evans; she said of the day, “We’re pleased to be able to offer the opportunity for heart screening […] we still miss him dreadfully […]


BBC Radio Stoke – David Hughes

David Hughes talks to Jason hardy about his son, Daniel Hughes, fundraising for CRY and raising awareness of young sudden cardiac death. Listen here (Starts at 2:30:16)


Bounceathon in memory of Jake Dean

Stoke Sentinel, 4th August 2018 A charity bouncathon has taken place at Boogie Bounce Extreme in Fenton, Stoke on Trent in memory of Jake Dean. The event was organised by the owners of Boogie Bounce and Janine Dean, Jake’s mother. The family have raised £24,000 for CRY since Jake’s death in 2017. Read more


Memorial match for Crawley Green FC player, Brett Beasey-Webb

Luton Today, 26th July 2018 An 11-a-side memorial football match will take place this Saturday at 1.30pm at Crawley Green Social Club. The event has been organised by family and friends of Brett Beasey-Webb to commemorate the second year since his death. The football match will raise funds and awareness for CRY. Read more


Slough interns raise £18,000 for charity

Slough Express, 21st July 2018 Interns at Travelport in Slough have taken on various fundraising efforts including bake sales, an auction, scaling Mount Snowdon and a santa run. The team have raised over their target of £15,000, raising £18,00 to be split between CRY and the Samaritans. Read more


Ben Nevis climb in memory of Ashley Goodwin

On Sunday June 10th, Rob set off walking in memory of our wonderful and dearly loved nephew Ashley. After 4 hours he eventually reached his destination, the summit of Ben Nevis. On the way down from the summit he was approached by a couple of walkers who had noticed his CRY t-shirt. They asked whether […]


Sponsored swim in memory of former pupil Gary Edwards

Somerset County Gazette, 16th July 2018 Pupils at St George’s Catholic Primary School in Taunton took part in a sponsored swim in memory of former pupil Gary Edwards. Read more


Former Mayor John Bevan donates £4,213 to CRY

Caerphilly Observer, 18th July 2018 During his time as mayor in 2017, Cllr John Bevan raised a total of £8.427.30 via fundraising days, concerts, raffles, auctions, quizzes and number of other activities. The money is to be split between the two chosen charities, CRY and Cancer Research Wales. Read more


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