Stoke on Trent Live, 3rd June 2019 Sue and Dave Hughes opened the Dan Hughes Memorial Garden at Audley Football Club over the weekend. Sue entered and won a Jewsons competition for funding a community garden which provided £10,000 of building materials. It was designed by Dan’s friend Matt Hennessey, and project managed by Simon […]
Members of Elworth Cricket Club teamed up with friends from Woodlane Cricket Club to complete the famous Three Peaks Challenge. We decided to attempt this challenge after Dave Hughes came to the cricket club to talk about the sudden death of his son, Dan, and his support and work for CRY. As a local sports […]
Read Update 77 here CRY Update 77 reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2018. There were plenty of major events throughout this four-month period. We were thrilled to be so well represented at the Great North Run on September 9, with 50 runners taking part for CRY. You can read […]
The Mail, 30th March 2019 After losing their 28 year old son Daniel to an undiagnosed heart defect four years ago, Sue and David Hughes established the Daniel Hughes Heart Screening Fund which aims to allow at least 200 young people access to heart screenings annually. So far, Sue and David, along with their daughter […]
Sue and David Hughes join Tim Wedgewood to talk about raising awareness of Young Sudden Cardiac Death, fundraising and the importance of screening. The couple won a Pride of Birmingham Award for their fundraising efforts for CRY in memory of their son, Daniel Hughes. Listen here from 1:10:30
Approximately 90 people attended an evening with 3 ex-Stoke City footballers – Terry Conroy, Denis Smith and Mike Pejic, on March the 15th at Bignall End Cricket Club. Guests were treated to tributes to former Stoke City and England Goalkeeper Gordon Banks before being entertained by the 3 with stories from the playing days in […]
On the 16th and 17th of February 2019, 198 local young people were screened at Unite the Union in Derby. The screenings were held in memory of Daniel Hughes.
Reporter Neil Smith speaks with David Hughes about his son, Daniel Hughes and CRY screenings, followed by host Mike Zeller speaking with CRY Chief Executive Dr Steven Cox about the occurrence rate and symptoms of underlying heart conditions that cause sudden cardiac deaths. Listen here – interview starts at 1:36:10
The Mail, 9th February 2019 David & Sue Hughes and their daughter, Kim have raised more than £215,000 for the Daniel Hughes Memorial Fund since the tragic death of Daniel in 2015. David Hughes said of the screening fund: “Before Daniel’s death, we’d never heard of CRY. We had so many donations at Daniel’s funeral […]
Read Update 67 online here. The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.