Saundersfoot New Years Day Swim

My daughter, Shaylyn Mason, currently age 9 did the New Years Day Swim in Saundersfoot in memory of her Dad (Dean Mason) who died when he was 26 years old of an undiagnosed heart condition (Shaylyn was 1 year and 4 months at the time). Shaylyn asked if she could do the swim with just […]


Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]


CRY marks 50th screening in Wales with over 4,500 young people tested

On Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018 around 200 local young people will be screened by CRY thanks to a large donation awarded by Councillor Doug Williams (Glyncoch Ward) generated through fundraising during his year as Mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taf. Around £14,000 was generously donated to CRY from Cllr Williams – funding these […]


“Over 4,500 Young People Tested For Heart Defects In Wales”

News comes as leading charity returns to Cardiff & reaches key milestone of 50 days of screening Next weekend [Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018] around 200 local young people will be screened by the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) thanks to a large donation awarded by Councillor Doug Williams (Glyncoch Ward) […]


CRY Update Magazine 75

CRY Update 75 reports on all CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2018. We experienced a host of highlights through this four-month period. In March, our screening programme surpassed a total of 150,000 young people screened, which is an incredible milestone for us to reach. Furthermore, to discuss our progress and the […]


CRY Update Magazine 74

Read Update 74 here CRY Update 74 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from September to December 2017. October was an important month for research with the annual CRY Conference in London. A wide range of experts presented, including several CRY Research Fellows, CRY Consultant Cardiologist Professor Sanjay Sharma and Professor Mary […]


CRY Update Magazine 73

Read Update 73 here. CRY Update 73 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from May to August 2017. In June, CRY launched a new version of its main website. The site immediately saw the number of visitors double in the first month and has consistently recorded more visitors per month than before […]


Celtic Classic Car Tour to raise money for CRY

Western Telegraph, 26th April 2018 47 vehicles and over 90 classic car fans will take part in the convoy, travelling through Pembrokeshire all the way to Ireland over five days. In 2017, the tour raised £7,000 for the Dean Mason Memorial Fund with CRY, and Meningitis now; 2018 will see funds raised once again for […]


Carmarthanshire screening in memory of Dean Mason

BBC News, 3rd February 2018 200 young people will have CRY heart screenings over the weekend thanks to the Dean Mason Memorial Fund. This will be the 10th CRY screening put on with funds raised by Dean’s family and friends. Daniel Mason, Dean’s brother, said: “We all want to thank the entire local community for […]


BBC Radio Wales – Dan Mason

BBC Radio Wales, 3rd February 2018 CRY representative for South Wales, Dan Mason, talks about his brother Dean and the work the Mason family have done with CRY since Deans death in 2010, including a screening for around 200 young people in Carmarthenshire this weekend. Listen here  (1:10:55)