£10,000 Anonymously Donated to the Daniel Hughes Memorial Fund

The NWE Mail, 8th October 2019 Sue and Dave Hughes received mystery donation of £10,000 to their son’s memorial fund. The couple say they were delighted by the donation which they intend to use to fund heart screenings in Barrow. “Raising awareness of the dangers of undiagnosed heart defects is something my Sue and myself […]


Couple Honoured by Prime Minister for Their Fundraising Efforts

The North West Evening Mail, 2nd October 2019 Sue and David Hughes were recognised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the Points of Light Award for their work in raising funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). They have raised more than £230,000 for CRY, funding more than 1,700 heart screenings for young people […]


Update Magazine Issue 78

CRY Update 78 reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2019. In March we announced two new additions to our group of CRY Ambassadors: England and GB international hockey player James Gall and artist Katy Jade Dobson. You can read about James and Katy and why they decided to support CRY […]


BAE Systems Apprentices Receive CRY Heart Screenings

The Mail, 19th July 2019 BAE Systems Apprentices in Barrow received free heart screenings organised by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at the suggestion of David Hughes, whose 28 year old son, Daniel, passed away suddenly of an undiagnosed heart condition in 2015. This condition was later diagnosed as Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) […]


BAE Systems Apprentices Receive CRY Heart Screenings

Cumbria Crack, 17th July 2019 The BAE Systems apprentices were tested for underlying heart conditions on Wednesday 17th July in Barrow. The heart screening event was organised by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at the suggestion of David Hughes. In 2015, David’s son, Daniel, passed away suddenly at 28 years old due to an […]


BBC Radio Cumbria – Dr Steven Cox & David Hughes

CRY CEO Dr Steven Cox spoke with Mike Zeller on BBC Radio Cumbria this morning about the importance of CRY screenings, followed by CRY supporter, David Hughes, who is holding a screening for 100 young interns at the Barrow Shipyard this weekend, in memory of his son, Daniel. Starts at 1:41:42


BAE Systems Apprentices to Receive CRY Cardiac Screenings

The Mail, 15th July 2019 BAE Systems apprentices in Barrow are to receive Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) heart screenings on Wednesday this week after an offer from Barrow-based engineer David Hughes, whose son Daniel passed away suddenly in 2015 due to an undiagnosed heart condition. Since then, David and his family have been […]


Fundraising Fun Day and Cricket Tournament in Memory of Dan Hughes

Stoke Sentinel, 13th July 2019 Dan Hughes passed away at just 28 years old in March of 2015. Since then, his parents, Sue and David Hughes have been fundraising for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in his memory, raising more than £200,000 to support the charity’s heart screenings for young people. The Dan Hughes […]


Pride of Birmingham Award and unveiling the Dan Hughes Memorial Garden

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 […]