Christmas Grotto in memory of Richard Merriman

We had a Santa’s grotto event in memory of our son Richard. This is an annual event for work colleagues and family friends where I run the tombola stall in aid of CRY. This year we also did a raffle and guess the teddy’s name. Everybody helps on the day especially the gardeners who play […]


Remembering Charlotte Event raises £10,000 for The Charlotte Adams Memorial Fund

When Charlotte Adams died in 2014 at just 23 years old from an undiagnosed heart condition, her Mother – Kate Bome, pledged to help others avoid such unbearable tragedy by raising funds in memory of her daughter. ‘The Charlotte Adams Memorial Fund’ had, before this weekend, raised over £60K, enabling local Heart Screening Events to […]


Remembering Charlotte 2019

This year’s Remembering Charlotte was held on 23rd November – the 5th anniversary of Charlotte’s death. Over 160 tickets for the event sold out within 24 hours. The event was held at The Lion Inn in Boreham with comedian Paul Eastwood and vocalist Keeley Smith. There was an auction and raffle to raise further funds […]


Update Magazine Issue 79

CRY Update 79 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2019. In May, we found out that CRY had been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant in 10 regions across the country, which gave people a chance to vote to support CRY using their tokens after shopping. You […]


Dr Michael Papadakis – Exercise in patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

On May 11 we hosted the first CRY Family Research Day, giving some of our supporters a chance to learn more about the massive impact of our research.  CRY myheart cardiologist Dr Michael Papadakis spoke on CRY Research Fellow Dr Joyee Basu’s presentation, looking at exercise in patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). He noted the importance […]


Dr Hamish Maclachlan – Sudden cardiac deaths in young adults

On May 11 we hosted the first CRY Family Research Day, giving some of our supporters a chance to learn more about the massive impact of our research.  CRY Research Fellow Dr Hamish Maclachlan spoke, giving an overview about our understanding of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in young adults. In particular, he challenged the National […]


‘Soup Sweet & Songs’ Tribute to Hamish Ross a Great Success

The Northern Times, 18th December 2019 The ‘Soup Sweet & Songs’ event was organised by Golspie High School’s Interact Club. The festive event brought the Golspie community together to raise funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in memory of Hamish Ross. Hamish, a former student at Golspie High School, passed away suddenly in […]


Pub’s Cheeky Calendar for CRY is a Huge Success

Harborough Mail, 16th December 2019 The calendar was inspired by The Nag’s Head pub’s bar maid Amy Lockwood and her daughter Freyja. Three year old Freyja has a rare genetic disorder called Brugada Syndrome which causes the heart to beat dangerously fast. Freyja’s father, only in his late 20’s, passed away of the condition two […]