8-a-week postcard campaign

Postcard campaign to raise awareness in government that 8 fit and healthy young people die every week in the UK – asking MP’s to join up to the Cardiac Risk in the Young All Party Parliamentary Group as a voice for change in parliament. In 2009 this postcard campaign became the 12 a week campaign […]


2005 Cardiac Risk in the Young Screening Private Members Bill

To establish referral pathways for families after a young sudden death to ensure they are referred to a heart rhythm specialist after a young sudden cardiac death. Established in NHS practice in 2008 in the National Service Framework Chapter 8. House of Commons – 10th March 2004 Dari Taylor MP presented the Cardiac Risk in […]


CRY Update Magazine 39

Read Update 39 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.


Foremost & Alliance Conference report

Golf Business News – 9th December 2005 The 8th Supplier Conference was the biggest joint Foremost & Alliance show to date, with more members than ever present. “Over 360 people registered to attend,” said Paul Hedges, MD of Foremost Golf. “We had our Foremost Pros, assistants, shop managers and so forth, and more Alliance Pros […]


Parachute Jump in memory of Craig Graham

On the 23rd June 2005 our son Craig (right) died suddenly from a virus which enlarged the heart. Kevin Ovens, Craig’s best friend, did a charity parachute jump on the 29th October 2005 in memory of Craig, and also to raise money for CRY. The total amount raised was £3024.00 Pictured below is Kevin, before […]


Fashion Extravaganza

The Lord Mayor of the City & County of Swansea welcomed all to a fashion extravaganza at The New Stadium, Swansea, on Thursday 20th October. The show featured the latest Autumn / Winter collections. Tickets were just £10 each, which included a glass of Bucks Fizz on arrival. All proceeds go to the Lord Mayor’s […]


The 7th Weary Traveller Annual Bowling Day

The Lord Mayor of Kidderminster, Peter Dyke, opened the 7th Annual Weary Traveller Bowling Day in bright sunshine at 1pm on Sunday 28th August. The Mayor was very interested in the CRY campaign and, along with his chauffeur, took away 25 CRY postcards to give to their work colleagues. The event was bathed in sunshine […]


The Celebration of Life Aesthete Show

7th August 2005 This event was held in memory of Vicky Johnson (right), who was lost to Sudden Death Syndrome in August 2003 aged just 20 years. The sun did not shine on us much on this day, and unfortunately we did not quite match the wonderful amount that was raised in 2004 in Vicky’s […]


Team Ash Coast-2-Coast Cycle Ride

8th – 10th July 2005 A group of business colleagues from Oldham have ridden the Sustrans C2C route many times over the years, and this year their money raising was to go to Team Ash. What’s more, Gary and I were invited to join them over the three day, 170-mile long ride. The C2C ride […]


Heart & Music – charity gala performance

Devonport Playhouse, Plymouth, Devon Heart & Music was an exciting and varied production from a broad range of musical theatre. This hugely talented company performed a selection of heart warming solos, spine tingling choral numbers and full dance routines. There was something for everyone to enjoy! There were four performances of the show – which […]