CRY Summer Raffle

August 2006 As part of our raising awareness efforts in summer 2006, and to mark England’s efforts in the football World Cup, CRY held a raffle with a magnificent signed England football shirt as the top prize! Other prizes in the raffle included a brand new 21 speed mountain bike; an original watercolour painting by […]

Team Buzz 'Tour de France'

Mark Dee-Shapland and three friends – known as Team Buzz – cycled the length of France to raise money and awareness for CRY, in memory of Mark’s sister Claire. CRY Patron John Inverdale, and Arsenal and England footballer Theo Walcott, both gave their support to this CRY fundraising event. Read More

Run Preston 2006 – in memory of Andrew Parr

9th July 2006 On a wet Sunday morning, five employees from Preston Crown Court, including myself, set off into unknown territory. After little training, but lots of spirit, we began a 5km run through the streets of Preston – hoping more than expecting that we would complete the course. We committed ourselves to entering the […]

London to Paris Cycle Ride

Adam Roberts and I [Matt Chesterman] completed the London to Paris Cycle Ride, which ran from the 21st to the 25th of June. We had the evening of the 24th of June in Paris, as well as the whole day on the 25th – which was well needed to get over the saddle sores! And […]

'Nurburg 4 Nowt' Nurburgring Track Day Project – in memory of Rhian Fry

27th to 29th May Brothers Richard and Adam Fry (right) took an aging Volkswagen Jetta to the famous Nurburgring Race Circuit in Germany, for a fun Track Day, where members of the public can drive the course. Before heading off to Germany, Richard and Adam spent some time making the car ready for its track […]

6-a-side Football Tournament

7th May 2006 Leeds Met University students Luke Stocks and Stephen Jackett organised a 6-a-side football tournament to raise awareness and money for CRY. The event saw teams vying to be crowned the 6-a-side champions of Leeds! On the day of the event, other entertainment was provided including a bar, and a raffle to win […]

Charity Walk in memory of Levon Morland

23rd April 2006 Over 70 people took part in this walk, which is an annual event organised by Sandra Morland in memory of her son Levon. Levon died in January 2002 from Wolfe Parkinson White Syndrome. The walk this year was from Seaham Town Centre, County Durham to The Greyhound Public House, West Rainton (near […]

Eildon Hills Challenge – Sponsored Walk

David Gordon recently completed a sponsored walk organised by his local Rotary Club, and raised around £70 for CRY. David said: “When a friend organised a local sponsored walk on 23rd April, it seemed apt to do it for CRY. It was the 7th anniversary of the date my son, Ewan, collapsed and later died.”

Devizes to Westminster canoe race – in memory of Sebastian English

14th – 17th April 2006 Bruce Buckland-Wilson and I [Jon Peatman] entered the 2006 Devizes to Westminster canoe race, to raise money for the Sebastian English Memorial Fund. The race takes place over Easter weekend, and for Juniors lasts four days. The race comprises of stages of 34, 36, 38 and 17 miles, along the […]

London Marathon 2006……on crutches! – Peter Snell

My name is Peter Snell and I am twenty-two years old. I am currently taking a year out from my University studies in manufacturing engineering, to start up my own business. For this year, while I get my business up and running, I have moved back from Bristol to stay with my parents in Henley […]