2016 June

HobdayHero Wristband Now On Sale

In support of our new Patron Ben Hobday we have launched a new HobdayHero band.

Ben is undoubtedly one of our heroes. He credits all of his supporters with being his.

He received a great deal of support across social media throughout his treatment – something which he credits with helping him get better.

We are hoping that his fans will continue to support him and the charity,  and help us raise funds towards our goal of employing our next Outreach Nurse.

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The bands are £2.50 and can be bought direct from our Ebay store.

Ben Hobday Announced As New Patron

On June 29 2015 popular international events rider Ben Hobday, 28, was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a very aggressive form of cancer, which forms in the lymph glands. After an intense 3 month battle against the disease Ben went into remission in September, and returned to the saddle shortly after.
A mere one year later Ben has agreed to be a Patron of our charity in the hope that he can use his journey for good.

We are incredibly proud to have Ben as a Patron for our charity. He is just one of the most inspiring people you will ever meet. What is truly humbling about him is that he credits other people for giving him strength and helping him maintain his positivity, but what he doesn’t know is just how much strength and positivity he’s given other patients just by being himself and sharing his story.

Bright Red: A Fight Against Blood Cancer – Ben’s Story. from Nathan Buck Films on Vimeo.

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Shilbottle Phoenix Charity Donates £1,690 To Bright Red

We were delighted to receive £1,690 from the Shilbottle Phoenix Charity last week. This impressive sum was raised at a Ska fundraiser, featuring the brilliant Ska Toons.
Special thanks needs to go to Mark Ryder, Robert Forsyth and Philip Forsyth, as well as everyone who supported the night.
It looks like everyone had a brilliant night. We are really grateful to have benefitted from all the hard work and promise to put the funds raised to good use.

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NERG Raffle Tickets Now On Sale – Top Prize PS4 Bundle

For the third year in a row our friends at NERG are supporting Bright Red. We will be hosting our charity stand throughout the weekend, and we’ll also be benefitting from the funds raised from their raffle.

The first prize this year is an amazing PS4 Bundle ! There are lots of other fantastic prizes up for grabs too.

To be in with a chance of winning this incredible prize all you need to do is buy a raffle ticket. Tickets are £1 each, and the draw will take place at the final day of NERG (Sunday 3 July).

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Tickets are still on sale for the event itself. For the 4th year running, ticket prices remain the same! £15 per day or £25 for the weekend, and a new option of a £10 child ticket for Sunday.

The event will be packed with the usual arcade machines, pinball machines and consoles for your enjoyment and remember, they’re all set to FREE PLAY!

Remember, the event is limited to only 900 tckets per day! Visit http://www.northeastretrogaming.com/ for more info.

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