Peru Trek in memory of Brian Lennon

August 2007 I had always planned to do something to support the work of heart charities following the sudden death of my boyfriend, Brian Lennon, in 2004, at the age of just 28. Brian was a passionate and talented cyclist and his unwavering dedication to training for the sport inspired me to take on the physical

Annual Motor Cycle Trials School

We held our Annual Motor Cycle Trials School which was our 16th so far. For the last three years we have held it for CRY in memory of our son Martyn, who died suddenly aged 19 in 2005. He had myocarditis – a viral infection of the muscle of the heart. Martyn was a keen motorcyclist

Charity golf tournaments in memory of Ben Simpson

Please accept this donation of £200 from family and friends of Ben – a talented and gifted sportsman who collapsed and died of an undiagnosed heart problem whilst playing hockey in October 2005. He was 26 years old. The Ben Simpson Golf Society holds two annual tournaments – one in London and one in Bournemouth. These

Great Capital Run in memory of Greg Highwood-Mack

I entered the Great Capital Run on 15th July 2007 to raise money for CRY in memory of my friend Greg. The support I got was fantastic. Most people couldn’t believe anyone would be crazy enough to run in a costume, and some even said that to me. I just replied, “It’s not that bad at

Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Kasia Ber

14th – 15th July 2007 The Three Peaks Challenge involves walking and climbing the three highest peaks in Britain. The three peaks are, Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Mount Snowdon in Wales. The challenge is to climb the three peaks in a time of under 24 hours. The time starts at the

'Run Preston' 2007 in memory of Andrew Parr

8th July 2007 Ray Warbrick, Rick Dolby and Steve Rybowski completed the ‘Run Preston’ 5km (Rick and Steve) and 10km (Ray) runs on Sunday 8th July. £254 was raised for CRY, in memory of Andrew Parr. All three runners are employees at Preston Combined Court. Ray Warbrick

Charity concert in memory of Cecilia Barriga

Saturday 7th July 2007 brought parishioners from St Edmund’s Church, Beckenham together to listen to the talents of seven of the parish’s highly talented young musicians. The concert was organised by the young people, who spoke after every mass at the church one weekend, to try and raise awareness about CRY and the concert. We got

Charity Night in memory of Ryan John Darby

On Saturday the 30th of June we held a charity night in memory of our son Ryan who passed away on 3rd September 2006 (SADS). Over 200 people attended the evening at Metrogas Sports Ground in Eltham, South East London – and many more wanted to come. The evening was a great success, with a Disco,

Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Kim Wheating

8th June 2007 When the opportunity arose for Cluttons to sponsor a team of girls to take part in the 24 Hour Three Peaks Challenge and raise money for charity, I thought it could be good fun. After all, it was only walking. I was also very keen to support CRY as one of our nominated

Charity Rugby Match and Family Fun Day

On Saturday the 12th of May, we held our 3rd Annual Family Fun Day at Preston Grasshoppers RFC in memory of Stevie Wiggins. A keen sportsman and traveller who used to play rugby for Preston Grasshoppers, Stevie began his adventures in 1998 when he gave up his job at F2 chemicals in Preston to chase his