CRY Update Magazine Issue 86

Issue 86 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2021. There were a lot of major fundraising events in this four-month period after so many had been cancelled over the last two years due to the pandemic. This started with the Great North Run on September 12, […]


Peak Scientific Pool Tournament

Friends & colleagues at Peak Scientific in Inchinnan Scotland, held an on-site pool tournament in February 2022, in memory of Scott Cowan and Scott McInally, who passed away suddenly in July 2021.  The tournament was organised by Russell Kane, photographed presenting the trophy to winner, John Boyce.  A fantastic total of £300 was raised, £150 of […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 85

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 […]


Isle of Cumbrae event for CRY in memory of Scott

Saturday 2nd October 2021 was a dreich, wet, windy day on the beautiful Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland.  The weather though could not dampen the spirits of the 70 special family members and friends who joined us for a fundraiser in aid of CRY and in memory of Scott.  11 ran a half marathon, 35 cycled […]


Scott Cowan Memorial Football Tournament 2021

On October 24th, 2021 the family and friends of Scott Cowan will meet for the first time since his death in November 2020 at the tragically young age of 25 years old. This day will see a memorial football tournament be held in Scott’s honor with people from all areas of his life coming together […]


Ray & Shona climb Ben Nevis Climb for CRY

On Saturday 31st July, Ray Brodie accompanied by her very good friend Shona McLuskey, undertook the arduous task of climbing Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, with the summit sitting at 1,345 metres above sea level.  CRY is a charity very close to Ray & her family’s heart and she has already raised […]


CRY Update Magazine Issue 84

Issue 84 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2021. In February as Heart Month began, we introduced an exciting new fundraising initiative: the 25 Million Metre Challenge. Supporters could take part individually or in teams as we collectively aimed to travel 25 million metres by walking, […]


Gayle runs 1,234 miles for CRY

I decided to run a further 360 miles the length of Ireland from Mizen to Malin, to help with fundraising for CRY in support of Scott’s family. 


Kilt Walk For CRY In Memory Of Scott Cowan

My friend Liam and I walked 16 miles around Glasgow as part of the Kiltwalk which supports so many different charities. We wanted to raise awareness for CRY after losing my beautiful 25 year old son Scott last year. Everyone has been so generous and kind and a lot of them have already put their […]


Minella Times brings home £300 for CRY

The 173rd Grand National meeting became the first in history to take place behind closed doors and the winner Minella Times ridden by Rachael Blackmore, gave us the first winning Grand National female jockey.  National lockdown meant a rethink to management of our usual workplace sweepstake and gave us the ideal opportunity to kick start […]