CRY Update Magazine 36

Read Update 36 online here The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, published three times a year, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.

Fire Walk challenge

Over a hundred people were expected to walk across 20 feet of burning coals during this fire walking experience. David Gregory took up the Fire Walk challenge and hoped to raise a couple of hundred quid for both the Blood Pressure Association, organisers of the event and Cardiac Risk in the Young and Action on Salt

London Marathon 2003 in memory of Tim Daines

On the 29th April 2002 my best friend Tim Daines died suddenly whilst playing football. The doctors could not find anything that would have caused his death, and at the Inquest the coroner came to a verdict of natural causes. Although they did say his death was caused by a cardiac problem. Tim’s family and friends

Bionic Babes on tour bus

Following the death of their father sisters Danii-Marie and Laura have undergone tests to see if they too have the hereditary heart condition. They were fitted with ICD’s in November 2000 and “haven’t looked back since” They have since become members of the CRY SS Group for young people (under 35) who have had or are

First group of 11 CRY Bereavement Supporters complete their training course

15th May 2003 CRY’s Counselling Programme The development of CRY’s counselling programme was initially funded by a grant awarded by the Department of Health In 2002, CRY received a donation of £100,000 from the Department of Health to develop a counselling programme. This followed a CRY pilot study in 2000 which trained CRY staff, and supporters

England Rugby

Signed by the team that beat the Southern Hemisphere Kindly donated by Clive Woodward – England Head Coach Organised by Mark and Debbie Loveday. A special thank you for the stunning initiative of Mark and Debbie Loveday whose illustrious friend Clive Woodward, England Rugby Head Coach, kindly donated this shirt signed by the squad during the

Bereaved mum helps others cope with grief

The mother of Northamptonshire student Laura Hillier, who died suddenly three years ago from a rare heart illness, is coming to terms with her grief by supporting other bereaved families. The 21-year-old trainee teacher collapsed without warning in her father’s GP practice in Blisworth on June 20, 2003. Dr Tony Hillier, his wife Joan and their