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Articles from regional publications - North East (2013/14)

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02/05/13 About my area Josh Fell Memorial Football Match Sunday 5th May
Dean Windass, Ian Ashbee and Pete Skipper will all be turning out for this worthy cause with proceeds going to the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) Charity.
09/04/13 This is Hull & East Riding Hull City legends return Josh Fell match
A charity  football match is taking place just days after a popular Hornsea teenager would have celebrated his 17th birthday. Hull City footballing legends will face a team of Josh Fell's friends in the second family fun day, raising funds for heart screenings.
06/04/13 This is Hull & East Riding

Did you serve in the Coldstream Guards?
North Hull: A fundraising night, featuring a range of entertainment, will be held at Cavalier Club in Endike Lane to raise cash for Cardiac Risk in the Young, a charity that funds research into sudden death syndrome.

01/04/13 This is Lincolnshire

900 mile bike ride in memory of young Lincoln woman who died in her sleep
The brother and sister of a young woman who died in her sleep will are planning a gruelling ride 900 miles cycle ride to raise money in her memory – but they need Echo readers to help find two bikes.

30/03/13 About my area

MP to hold HEART Conference in Withernsea
Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart will be holding a conference at Withernsea's Meridian Centre on Saturday 11th May as part of his campaign to improve emergency ambulance response times in the Constituency.

29/03/13 Sunderland Echo

Sister smashes fund raising target

A sister fund-raising in memory of her brother who died while completing a charity run has raised almost 10 times her target.

13/03/13 South Yorkshire Times

Golf day in memory of teacher
Golfers are being asked to sign up for a charity event in memory of a teacher.

12/03/13 Blackburn Citizen Darwen girl's locks of love in memory of_cousin Becky
A teenager had a hair-raising moment to collect sponsor money in memory of her cousin, who died aged 13.
08/03/13 Driffield Post Times Beverley rugby player making his England international debut just two months after heart operation
A former Longcroft School pupil has been picked to play rugby for England despite undergoing a serious heart operation less than two months ago.
06/03/13 This is Hull & East Riding Tribute to Bransholme man Craig Burling, who died suddenly
A young man who died suddenly in his sleep will be remembered at a fundraising evening on Friday. 
06/03/13 The Berwick Advertiser Collapses like Muamba's are rare
The mid-game collapse of footballer Fabrice Muamba has received massive press attention this week, as the 23-year-old was left in a critical condition after his heart stopped beating. The Bolton Wanderers midfielder collapsed during an FA Cup tie against Tottenham and needed urgent medical attention to restart his heart.
04/03/13 Durham Times Teenagers to hand over cash to charity
Teenage offenders are to hand over more than £1,000 to charity. The group of 16 and 17-year-olds raised the money making bird boxes and feeders, garden planters, wheelbarrows and Christmas wreaths for sale. The work was ordered by the courts as part of their sentence and supervised by County Durham Youth Offending Service.
27/02/13 Hartlepool Mail

Reid will return
Former Sunderland AFC manager Peter Reid is set to return to Easington for a charity night.

27/02/13 Gazette live

Family and friends gather to raise funds in memory of Stockton girl Demi Sharif
Family and friends of a teenage girl who died suddenly at home gathered together to raise funds in her memory.

26/02/13 The Shields Gazette

Tragic nurse a victim of sudden adult death syndrome
She was a much-loved, fit and healthy young woman with a bright future. But tragic Sophie Ford died from a rare condition which so often remains unexplained.

21/02/13 About my area

MP promotes Cardiac Risk in the Young campaign
Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart is supporting a campaign to raise awareness of cardiac risk in young people.

13/02/13 Peterlee Star

Legend to return for charity match
Former England international Peter Reid is set to take part in a charity game after signing up for a Sunday league team.

08/02/13 This is Hull and East Riding

Free cardiac screenings in memory of Josh Fell
The father of a teenager who died of a rare heart condition is urging young people to attend cardiac screenings.  Family and friends of Josh Fell have raised more than £30,000 to help pay for the screenings. 

28/01/13 Yorkshire Post

Milestone in fight against killer of young athletes
A rare heart condition that kills young athletes has successfully been recreated in the laboratory by scientists uncovering its secrets.


Newmarket Journal

Triathlon raises £3,000 for causes

A group of fundraisers raised thousands for charity in memory of lost loved ones by taking part in a gruelling 24 hour triathlon.

The Star

Healthy living: 'whatever had taken Kyle was hiding'
It was 9.30pm on a Sunday when Kyle Hancock’s mum and dad received the knock on the door that every parent dreads.

17/01/13 Morpeth Herald

Young mum died of natural causes
A young mum who collapsed suddenly while she was cleaning her daughter’s bedroom died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.


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