Randonnee for Rich 2022

The IoW Randonnée* means a lot to me – it accounts for 3 of the 4 organised cycling events that I did with Richard (and friends) – in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Understandably 2017 was missed due to Richard’s and Hayley’s impending wedding taking priority and 2018 due to my own cardiac bypass surgery. We […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 83

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 […]


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.


Chris Brember tackles Ride Across Britain in memory of brother

Chris Brember is currently taking part in the Deloitte Ride Across Britain, cycling 980 miles over nine days from Land’s End to John O’ Groats, finishing on September 15. Chris is riding in memory of his brother and best friend, Rich, who died unexpectedly last year, aged just 32, after he suffered a cardiac arrest. […]


Update Magazine Issue 79

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 […]


Town v Gown Rugby Event in memory of Richard Brember

As a finale to their China-UK University Rugby Friendship Week, playing host to students and officials from Xiamen University, the University of Portsmouth (UoP) wanted to give their overseas visitors an insight into English club rugby with a match, preceded by a dinner. They asked Havant RFC, Richard’s rugby alma mater, to host it and […]


Vickie and Hayley’s Spinnaker Tower Abseil in Memory of Rich Brember

My daughter Hayley is terrified of heights so when her husband Rich got her up the CN Tower in Toronto Canada on their holiday in May 2018, her Dad and I were pleased he was helping her face her fears.  Very sadly this was their last time away as on 9th June (2 weeks later) […]