From John O’Groats to the London Marathon, a man has conquered a huge challenge in memory of his brother. Olie Sheppard cycled 810 miles from John O’Groats in Scotland, to London, starting on April 17, before running the 26-mile race in the capital on Sunday. His endeavor raised money for Cardiac Risk in the Young […]
Mansfield man Olie Sheppard completed the London Marathon – just a couple of days after cycling 810 miles from John O’Groat’s to London. Olie wanted to raise money for the Cardiac Risk in the Young organisation, but also to raise awareness of SADS, which claims the lives of about 12 young people in the UK […]
Read Update 88 here! Issue 88 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2022. During the four-month period, we screened over 7,000 people with 6,972 being screened at family screening events. Furthermore, CRY’s Research Team was recognised at the British Cardiac Society with some members even receiving awards.
Read Update 87 here! Issue 87 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2022. Our first piece of major news in this period came at the start of Heart Month in February, as we announced the renewal of our partnership with Sunrise Radio for another 12 months. Our
‘James Sheppard was a talented photographer, artist and writer, and an all-round amazing person. On April 17th 2021 he passed away unexpectedly at the age of 30 from Sudden Arrythmic Death Syndrome, with no warning or prior symptoms. We’re lucky to have so much to remember James by, and this website brings together some of his
Tributes have been paid to a “kind and laid back” man who died suddenly at the age of 30. James Sheppard, who lived in Sherwood, died from Sudden Arrythmic Death Syndrome [SADS] on April 17 last year. SADS is a type of young sudden cardiac death when someone dies suddenly and unexpectedly from a cardiac arrest – but the
In April 2021 the world lost James Sheppard to Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. James (AKA Jimmy Pap, Shep & Sexy James) was kind, caring, thoughtful, and funny among many other amazing qualities. I was lucky to be close friends with James since we first met back in 2013. We quickly got on well and over the