Medical student Abby Lang, from Longforgan in Perthshire, is a leading young voice in the campaign for a national heart screening service. The 21-year-old, who is also an IWill social action ambassador, persuaded all 59 Scottish MPs to pledge their support for the programme, which will prevent young people from dying of undiagnosed heart conditions. […]
Issue 85 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2021. From June, fundraising and screening levels started returning to pre-COVID levels as events around the country started picking up and we returned to holding regular screening events again. We also transformed the CRY office into a new […]
Issue 83 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2020. Even with continued restrictions and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRY’s supporters remained active and engaged as always to raise funds and awareness however they could. On October 16, we held an online version of the […]
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, […]
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.
CRY Update 79 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2019. In May, we found out that CRY had been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant in 10 regions across the country, which gave people a chance to vote to support CRY using their tokens after shopping. You […]
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 […]
Evening Telegraph, 25th July 2019 Five years ago, Pete McAvoy passed away at 22 years old after suffering a cardiac arrest. Since his death, his father Peter Snr has campaigned for the detection of similar undiagnosed heart conditions. However, last year at the the age of 60, Peter Snr passed away. Now friends and family […]
On the weekend of the 8th and 9th of June 2019, 157 local young people were screened at a pair of screenings at Harris Academy in Dundee and Crieff High School in Crieff. The screenings were held in memory of Pete McAvoy.
On Saturday 11th May, players and friends (and even one pet) of Broughty United AFC took part in a sponsored climb of Ben Nevis. For many of us it was our first experience of climbing a mountain, so what better challenge than to go for the biggest in the UK. The day went well with […]