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 […]


Nicky’s Nordic Walkers Fun Quiz in Memory of Richard Merriman

Our online quiz went very well, it was so much fun! We raised £603.00 which is amazing! Our lovely friends Ian and Jeanette organized and did the quiz night for us. Ian was our quiz master, and the way he did it was very clever! They put so much love time and effort into it. […]


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.


Christmas Grotto in memory of Richard Merriman

We had a Santa’s grotto event in memory of our son Richard. This is an annual event for work colleagues and family friends where I run the tombola stall in aid of CRY. This year we also did a raffle and guess the teddy’s name. Everybody helps on the day especially the gardeners who play […]


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 […]


Nordic Walk in memory of Richard Merriman

On June the 1st 2019 we did a charity Nordic walk in memory of our son Richard for CRY. My lovely friend Nicky Sanders, who is a Nordic walk instructor, helped us organise it. We walked 10 miles all around the downs. We all had a brilliant day, and the weather was beautiful!! We all […]


Easter Cake Sale in memory of Richard Merriman

On the 20th April we had a Easter cake & craft sale in aid of CRY, in memory of our son Richard. We had a brilliant! afternoon with lots of delicious! yummy cakes that my family, friends & work colleagues had donated!  and beautiful crafty bits too. It was a beautiful sunny day, so people […]


Update Magazine Issue 77

Read Update 77 here CRY Update 77 reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2018. There were plenty of major events throughout this four-month period. We were thrilled to be so well represented at the Great North Run on September 9, with 50 runners taking part for CRY. You can read […]


Update Magazine Issue 65

Read Update 65 online here. The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.