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CRY screening in Frome in memory of Julian Wort

Frome Times, 21st June 2018 The forth screening day in memory of Julian Wort will take place on Saturday 30th June at Oakfield Academy in Frome. The Wort family have raised funds for 280 local young people to have their hearts screened so far, and hope to continue raising awareness, and fundraising to hold more […]

Team ShazzAnn raise £10,000 through Three Peaks Challenge

Garstang Courier, 12th June 2018 Team ShazzAnn and a team of 50 took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks for CRY, raising £10,000 for the Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund and Macmillan. Sharon Hartley, who helped organise the challenge, said: “I am incredibly proud of everyone who took part and honoured their fund-raising – I am shell shocked […]

Abby Lang gives ‘Time for Reflection’ Speech at Scottish Parliament

The Courier, 20th June 2018 Young campaigner, Abby Lang, gave the Time for Reflection speech at Scottish parliament on Tuesday. Abby began campaigning for CRY after a screening took place at her school, and spoke of the importance of screening for all young people – as well as CRY’s national strategy to prevent young sudden […]

Adam Tennant Memorial Trophy Day raises over £6,000

Yorkshire Post, 15th June 2018 On Saturday hundreds gathered at Harrogate Town FC’s CNG Stadium for the Adam Tennant Memorial Trophy Day. There was a six-a-side football tournament, sports memorabilia auction, and a prize raffle. The event marks the 10th anniversary of Adam’s death. Read more

CRY named one of 1874 Northwich’s charity partners

Hallmark Security League, 14th June 2018 1874 Northwich’s community team have announced their charity partners for this season, The Joshua Tree and CRY. The club will be looking to put on fundraising and awareness sessions in the coming season. Read more

8th Annual Richard Waight Memorial Golf Day in Doncaster

The Star, 14th June 2018 The 8th annual Richard Waight Memorial Golf Day has raised more than £10,00 for CRY and SADS UK. The funds raised will go towards the foundation’s defibrillator programme with SADS UK, and heart screening days with CRY. Read more    

Davenham Carnival supports CRY

Northwich Guardian, 13th June 2018 The Dacenham Carnival was a huge success, with large crowds coming out to show support. There was a procession through the village and entertainment including a magician, raffle, birds of prey display and a fair ground. The days fundraising was in aid of CRY. Read more

Abby Lang praised for her campaigning efforts for CRY

Evening Telegraph, 14th June 2018 Abbey Lang, head girl at Harris Academy has been campaigning to get MPs to support CRY’s national strategy for the prevention of young sudden cardiac death. Abbey attended a CRY screening at her school, in memory of Peter McAvoy, and was inspired to help convince MPs to get on board […]

F2 Chemicals staff complete Dragon Boat Challenge

Lancashire Post, 11th June 2018 Staff from F2 Chemicals took on the annual Dragon Boat Challenge in memory of their former colleague, Stevie Wiggins, who died in 2005. The team have raised over £700 for CRY. Read more

GingeFest 2018 – 26th August 2018

26th August 2018 12pm – Midnight Sedgemere Sports and Social Club, Sedgemere Road, Birmingham, B26 2AX Charity football match, disco, food, bouncy castle, face paint, live music and more, in memory of Craig Bradley Adults – £10 Children – Free

MP Alan Brown signs CRY’s pledge to help save young lives

Cumnock Chronicle, 6th June 2018 After speaking with a student who had experienced the death of a young person, MP Alan Brown signed the CRY pledge to support a National Strategy for the Prevention of Young Sudden Cardiac Death. Mr Brown said, “Any preventative measure which can help save young lives is to be welcomed. That’s […]

Ian Botham takes on 18 holes of golf at 18 courses

Indy Online, 6th June 2018 CRY Patron Sir Ian Botham is playing 18 holes of golf at 18 courses across the country, this year joined by PGA Tour Golf Proffessional, Andrew Johnston. All funds raised will go to Beefy’s Charity Foundation, which supports CRY among other charities. Read more

Sammy and Tory Golf Classic will support CRY among other charities

Donegal Now, 6th June 2018 A press launch announced the Sammy and Tory Golf Classic, which will be held at the Letterkenny Golf Club on June 23rd. Donegal Hospital, Letterkenny University Hospitals Oncology Unit and CRY. Read more

Adam Tennant Memorial Trophy Day

Ripon Gazette, 5th June 2018 Running from 9.30am – 11pm, the full day of football, children’s entertainment, a sports memorabilia auction, a business prize raffle and live music from top Leeds-based acts will mark the 10th anniversary of Adam’s death. Adam’s brother, Tim Tennant said “This event is the perfect way to honour Adam’s memory, […]

£3,200 raised at CRY Community Stadium charity football match

Hemel Today, 31st March 2018 A charity football matched is played every year in memory of Ian Thomson – this year £3,200 was raised by friends and supporters, adding to the amazing £10,000 raised over the years. The funds raised will be split between CRY and Nikki’s Wishes. Read more

Kent Cricket Club to support CRY at weekend event

Kent Cricket, 30th May 2018 Kent player, Calum Haggett had a routine heart screening when he was a teenager that revealed a life-threatening heart condition. Calum said of CRY’s initiative, “It takes little more than five minutes to have a scan, but for me, those five minutes saved my life and my career, so I hope […]

8th year of screening at Campion School in memory of James Patterson

The Enquirer, 30th May 2018 A two day screening event took place at Campion Secondary School in Hornchurch in memory of James Patterson. The 2-day event was organised by James’ father, Peter Patterson. Peter works as a representative for CRY as well as fundraising in order to hold the annual event. The screening saw around […]

Heart screening in Tadley screens more than 200

Basingstoke Gazette, 26th May 2018 Tadley Community Centre hosted the screening event on Saturday allowing over 200 local young people to have their hearts screened. The event was organised by Karen Pearmine. Read more

Jon Hayman Memorial Fund holds screening in Sidmouth

Sidmouth Herald, 26th May 2018 200 young people were screened in Sidmouth this weekend in memory of Jon Hayman. Read more

Fundraiser in memory of Taylor and Jodie Muir

Daily Record, 25th May 2018 Laura McArthur, mother of Taylor and Jodie Muir is putting on a charity fundraiser in their memory tonight in Glasgow. Laura is aiming to raise £15,000 to put on screening days for local young people with CRY. Read more

Nicola Burndred has raised over £80,000 in memory of Jordan

Stoke Sentinel, 25th May 2018 In three-and-a-half-years, Nicola Burndred has raised over £80,000 in memory of her son, Jordan Burndred. Nicola arranged a charity fun day just a month after Jordan’s death in order to bring everyone together and do something for others, and has continued fundraising since in order to put on screening days […]

3rd Annual University Challenge at Rory’s Return

The first photo shows Chris, Rory’s dad, with the organisers of the evening; Quizmaster, John Duncan with his able assistants, wife Kathryn and daughter Ellanna, who all worked so incredibly hard in organising the event and conducting proceedings on the night. The second photo shows unbeatable team, Simple Minds, who were victorious for the 3rd […]

Rotary Club of Ellesmere Regatta is back for 2018

Border Counties Advertizer, 23rd May 2018 After a an amazing 3,000 spectator turnout last year, the annual regatta held by the Rotary Club of Ellesmere will be fundraising for CRY, among other charities, this year. The afternoon will include go-karting, bell boat racing, a bar and refreshments with live music provided by Reg Albert Jazz […]

Charity football match raises over £1,600

South Wales Argus, 22nd May 2018 Former team-mates and friends of Craig Cowland gathered for a charity football match, ten years after his death in 2008. Craig was striker for Rogerstone FC; the team played against Dowie’s legends in order to raise money for CRY. Read more

Cake sale raises £4,6000 in memory of Aashi Sinha

Romford Recorder, 21st May 2018 Karthy Sooraj jelped organise a cake sale at the Christ Eternal High Priest Church in Romford on Saturday 19th May. The Major of Havering, Councillor Linda van den Hende, some local businesses and friends and family of Aashi Sinha gathered for the event and raised £4,607 for CRY in memory […]

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