CRY Patron Phil Packer's "26" Marathon challenge

CRY Patron Phil Packer embarked upon a new London Marathon challenge for 2010 – walking the 26 mile course in 26 hours for 26 charities. Phil walked each mile with a ‘support walker’ from each participating charity in turn. CRY supporter and Surgery Supporters Network member, Laura John, joined Phil for one mile of the challenge,

New CRY Heart Screening Booklet launched

New CRY Heart Screening Booklet launched – a step-by-step guide to CRY’s screening procedure, intended to help people make an informed choice about whether to have their hearts tested

'Girls and Boys' – by Amesbury School, in memory of Sebastian English

‘Girls and Boys’ – by Amesbury School, in memory of Sebastian English This video was made to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young after former pupil Sebastian English died, aged 15, from an undetected heart condition while playing rugby in 2004. The school’s version of the song (originally by Pixie Lott) is available

Ballynure Village Fair

Saturday 19th June was a warm sunny day, just ideal for holding the Ballynure Village Fair, the first for many years. It all kicked off at 12.30pm when music from the boy band “JAG” from Ballymena could be heard up and down the Main Street. Within no time at all, the whole village was filled with

Match honours lost team-mates

A charity afternoon paid a lasting tribute to the memories of two young Bognor Regis hockey players. Jerry Cox’s Invitation XI side, which featured international hockey stars, crossed sticks with the Middleton and Bognor Hockey Club’s men’s team to raise £2,000 for a national charity. The event was organised to raise funds for Cardiac Risk in

Cardiac Risk in the Young 15 Years of Achievements

It is hard to believe that someone young and active may be at risk from heart problems. Each week in the UK at least 12 apparently fit and healthy young people die from undiagnosed heart conditions. Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is a charity that works to protect the cardiac health of young people. 2010

CRY Update Magazine 52

Read Update 52 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.

The Marathon of Zelda

16th to 18th December 2010 Two teenagers held a 48-hour computer game marathon to raise more than £1300 for the Tom Clabburn Memorial Fund. The pair, Luca Fruzza, 17, a friend of Tom’s, along with Rory Lehane, 17, who is in the same school year as Tom’s sister, Ellen, are both students at Tom’s old school,

John Barrowman fans donate to CRY to celebrate panto opening night

Some of John’s Official News list members would like to send gifts and cards on opening nights but John always requests that they give to charity instead. So, to celebrate John’s opening night in Aladdin at the SECC, Glasgow, the news list donated a total of £1027.12 to CRY. With Gift Aid, this came to a grand total