Hampshire Player Helps Raise Money for Heart Charity

Hampshire Cricket Club – September 4th 2013 Hampshire wicketkeeper-batsman Michael Bates has helped raise more than £8,000 for a local heart charity by auctioning a signed Royals shirt at an event at The Ageas Bowl. Bates, along with nearly 200 other guests, attended the Black Tie Ball at the venue on Saturday 31 August, which […]


Family fundraisers organise free heart screening

Eastleigh News – September 12th 2013 The first in a series of free local screening sessions to identify potentially life-threatening heart conditions among young people has been held in Eastleigh thanks to the fundraising efforts of a local family. Read More


Ironman France in memory of Camilla Irvine

23rd June 2013 Well I’m now recovering from what has been the hardest event I have ever done in my life, EVER. On Sunday 23rd June at 6.30am on the beach at Nice the challenge started, and 13 hours and 24 minutes later, job done. The challenge was IRONMAN France. This is rated as one […]


Annual Tony Boardman Fundraiser 2013 in memory of Amy Williams

Each year family friend and ex-publican John Thompson has a charity fundraising event in memory of the chef, Tony Boardman, who worked for him at his pub, The Glass Barrel, in Tyldesley, Greater Manchester. Tony sadly died shortly after the pub closed in 2008. This year’s fundraiser was in aid of CRY and in the […]


CRY for Matthew Ball

‘The CRY for Matthew Ball was held at The Albrighton Hall Hotel in Shrewsbury and 180 guests were thoroughly entertained and drained of all available funds!! A raffle brought in over £1000 for a chance to win a golfing holiday in Spain. Christina Trevanion of ‘Bargain Hunt’ fame was auctioneer for the evening where we […]


Mount Toubkal climb in memory of Emma Broad

Julie Wright, Richard Wright, Jessica Tait, Simon Tait, Camille Cooke, Kevin Cooke, Richard Peers, Irena Tucker and Huw Tucker climbed Mount Toubkal (4167m) in Morocco in memory of our friend Emma Broad who died in May 2011, raising over £21,000 for CRY. On Saturday May 4th 2013 nine slightly anxious ‘would be’ mountaineers met up […]


West Postcard

Families from across the West of England joined together to help launch a major regional campaign to highlight the shocking statistic that 12 young, apparently fit and healthy young people (aged 35 and under) are tragically dying every week in the UK from previously undiagnosed heart conditions. A poster-sized version of an emotive new postcard […]