CRY Update Magazine Issue 81

Issue 81 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2020. This is also the first issue of our new and improved digital editions of the Update, featuring links throughout that will take you straight to relevant pages on the CRY website, social media posts from recent months, […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 80

Issue 80 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2019. This issue includes features on plenty of key events, including the latest CRY Conference, the CRY Great Cake Bake, and the 10th CRY Durham Walk, along with major developments such as the funding CRY received from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant.


Redlands Primary School Bake Off in memory of Harley Brandon

I have worked at Redlands Primary School for 10+ years and in December 2019 a weekly year group/ department ‘Bake Off’ was organised. Each week a different group made the cakes and the rest of the staff ‘sampled’ them and donated money for a charity. There was also a group winner which was Early Years […]


Heart of London Bridges Walk in memory of Harley Curtis Brandon

This walk was chosen by Harley’s Grandad Doug as his fundraising event for this year. Michelle Bourne (Harley’s mum) and Doug’s friend Stan Van Geleen did it with him. Family and friends miss Harley so very much and it’s made harder by not having a solid answer to why he’s gone, not ever knowing anything […]


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 […]


Reynolds Colleagues & Friends Get Together

I am Harley’s mum Michelle at one time I worked at Reynolds Catering Supplies with Harley’s Grandad Doug, and his Uncle Stephen. I am still friends and in touch with the guys I worked with and also Grandad Doug still works with them. We periodically get together for a drink at the Eagle Public House […]


Where’s Wally Club

I am Harley’s Grandad Doug, I have done many self organised walks for many different charities, Harley has joined me on a couple. I never imagined I would be doing them in memory of my 21 year old fit and healthy grandson taken from us this without warning in January 2016.  One of the walks […]


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, […]


Golf Day in Memory of Harley Curtis Brandon

Mark Gibney along with 10 other friends and colleagues took part in a charity Golf Day in the summer, and they kindly donated the £100 raised on the day to Harley’s memorial fund. Thank you so very much to Mark, a colleague of Harley’s Grandad Doug, and the other participants for their support. Mark Gibney, […]