Fundraising

Sponsored Walk

Laurie Simpson General Manager of The Eden Arms hotel is walking 85 miles in a week through the Peak District overland,no roads and carrying all his kit including food and tents! If you would like to sponsor Laurie pop into the hotel or click on the donate button. Please see attached poster for more details...

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Battens Disease awareness Day

Today saw lots of places turn orange for Battens Disease awareness day. Read More...

Tess Tickle & The Dragettes

The award winning Tess Tickle & The Dragettes put on an amzing show at Mainsforth Community Centre and helped raise a staggering £1257. Kyran did only stay for a photo! Haha...
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Fundraiser - Travellers Rest

A fantastic fundraising & awareness night was held by Cheryl Ellis at The Travellers Rest in Cockerton. Entertainment was provided by Paul Hannafin with a pie & pea supper,raffle and bottle tombola. A fantastic £1296 was raised. Read More...

Beefy's Foundation

Kyran and family had a fab time at Rockcliffe Hall raising money for Beefy’s foundation Read More...

ASDA Collection

The fundraising team including Kyran himself spent a day collecting at ASDA Spennymoor. Read More...

Fundraising Night

1st Stop Party Darlington held a fantastic fundraising night with entertainment Read More...

Ferryhill Business & Enterprise College

Ferryhill Business & Enterprise College held a Non Uniform Day. Read More...

The Crows Nest

Kyran and his family visited Steve Laydon manager of ‘The Crows Nest’ Percy St, Newcastle upon Tyne. Steve chose to raise money for Kyran after reading his passion for Newcastle United FC. The staff and customers have helped raise over £500so far. We can’t thank them enough for there continued support. Read More...

Penny for the Guy

Brittany Fowler, Tia Lindsay & Tori-Leigh Quinn took time out yet again from Bonfire celebrations to ‘Penny for the Guy’ for Kyran. They were determined to raise more than last year and they succeeded. A fab amount of £120 was raised. Brittany & Tia came last week to Present the money to Kyran. Thank you so much girls. Read More...

Asda Spennymoor

Asda Spennymoor held their Annual Stars in their eyes night. There was stars including Tammy Wynette, Robbie Williams, Bruno Mars, Proclaimers & Bananarama. Read More...

Junior Great North Run

Kyran and brother Cameron took on the Junior Great North Run for the second year running. They both beat their times, although Kyran did struggle more this year. We are very proud of both of them and Thank you to everyone who sponsored them a fab £240 was raised. Read More...

Charity Walk

Dean Goyns & Alan Harrison set off from Glenridding at 9am on a charity walk that would see them climbing Helvellyn and taking on striding edge before there descent. They raised a fantastic £305 and are already planning their next climb. Thank you so much. Read More...

The Crows Nest, Newcastle

Kyran & his family met with Steve Laydon manger ‘The Crows Nest’, Percy Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. Read More...

Dougie Wynn Memorial Cup

Chilton Wmc & Ferryhill Celtic battled it out in the Dougie Wynn Memorial Cup with Chilton Wmc winning 2-1. They raised a massive £600. Thank you to both teams involved and to everyone who donated. Read More...

5K Colour Run

Beverley & Rhiannon Atterby ran the 5k Colour run in Sunderland. Read More...

Mainsforth ABC Fundraiser

Mainsforth ABC hosted a fundraising night in aid of Kyran, with entertainment from a fabulous band Called ‘The Arrival’ Read More...

Fundraising Event

Cheryl Ellis a member of the fundraising team, held a fundraising and awareness stall at Cockerton Green. Read More...

Spennymoor Youth Council AGM

Kyran & his mam Debbie attended Spennymoor youth Council AGM. Read More...

Meeting Sir Ian Botham

A meeting was arranged by our good friends at 1st stop party shop for Kyran & his family to meet Sir Ian Botham. Read More...

ASDA Spennymoor

Members of the fundraising team and Kyran himself held a collection & awareness day at ASDA Spennymoor Read More...

Fundraising Night

Cheryl Ellis arranged a fantastic night at The Travellers Rest Cockerton, Thanks to Paul Hannafin for the fab entertainment and to everyone who came along a massive £1200 was raised.

Green Box Scheme

Over Christmas Kyran was chosen by Asda colleagues for their green box scheme, We received a cheque for £200. Thank you to everyone who voted.

Christmas Fayre

Our Xmas Fayre was a huge success, Thank you to all the business's who came along and to everyone who came and supported us on the night.

Henry prince 73, completes the Richmond Castle 10k

Henry prince 73 from Darlington completed the Richmond Castle 10k Read More...

Stars in Your Eyes 2013

Asda Spennymoor held their annual Stars in their eyes night. There was everything from Benny hill to Susan Boyle! Read More...

Fundraising Night

1st Stop party shop held a fundraising night at the Masonic Hall in Darlington. Read More...

Sarah's 1st Great North Run

Sarah Curley completed her first ever Great North Run
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Kyran & Cameron run the Great North Run!

Kyran & his brother Cameron completed the Junior Great North run. Read More...

Mountain Challenge!

Laurie Simpson assistant general manager of Eden arms hotel spent 5 days navigating his way across 90 miles of challenging mountain terrain Read More...

Biking for Battens

Steven Harrison Cycled from Lands End to John O'Groats, raising money for Battens disease. Read More...

Ironman Challenge

Twin brothers Mark & Phil Harrop completed the gruelling Ironman challenge Read More...

Total Warrior 2013

Kerryann Stewart & Laura Ballam completed Total Warrior 2013 Read More...

Asda Collection

Spennymoor Youth Council members spent there weekend collecting in Asda Spennymoor where they raised £394.00. Read More...

Coffee Morning

A coffee morning was held in Chilton Community College, tombola, cakes, raffle, glitter tattoos and much more. Read More...

Spennymoor Youth Council

On the evening of June 12th, we were invited along to Spennymoor Youth council's monthly meeting to give a short presentation about Kyran Read More...

Joseph Rides Again!

You might remember Joseph Allan rode the C2C at the end of May last year with his dad John and raised funds for Kyran. Read More...

Rob Marquiss did hid first ever Marathon!

Rob Marquiss did hid first ever Marathon of the North on sunday 28th April Read More...

Chilton Scouts Walk for Kyran

Chilton 1st scouts & cubs completed a 4 mile sponsored walk Read More...

Diamond & Tiara Charity Ball 2013

After many months of planning, lots of hard work and sleepless nights, the 2013 Charity Ball was a HUGE success last night (9th March). Read More...

Boxing Day Dip

On Boxing Day, Chery Ellis from Darlington, took part in the annual sponsored dip at Redcar organised by Middlesbrough Teesside Lions Club and Rotary Club of Redcar.

She raised over £762 for 9 year old Kyran's Trsut Fund.
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Christmas Fayre 2012

Despite the  horrible weather the Christmas Fayre held on 30th November 2012 raised an amazing £500 for Kyran's trust fund and the BDFA. Read More...

Children's Stars in your Eyes

On Saturday 24 November 2012, some very talented children took part in a Stars in your Eyes Competition organised by Asda at Spennymoor and the Football Club.  Read More...

Haven Holiday Park's Fundraising Efforts

The Haven Berwick Upon Tweed Holiday Park have been holding various events throughout the season to raise funds for Kyran's trust fund and the BDFA, and on Saturday 10th November 2012 they presented, to Dave and Mia a cheque for £2,040.26.  Read More...

A Great Surprise from Darlington Gala Bingo

A great surprise tonight (24th October) from Darlington Gala Bingo, a cheque presented for £1550 to go towards kyran's fund. Read More...

Country & Western Night

On Saturday 20th October 2012, Cockerton Club in Darlington hosted a Country and Western Night and raised over £1,500 for Kyran's trust fund.  Read More...

Stars In Your Eyes


Here are some Pictures from the Stars in Your Eyes Night

Kyran gets his new TV for his new bedroom!

You may remember a few months ago, Kyran was donated a Gift Card for Argos by the staff from the Newton Aycliffe Store. Read More...

Total Warrior 10K

On Saturday 4th August 2012 Kerryann Stewart and Beverley Brimm from Chilton participated in the Total Warrior 10k obstacle course and raised over £300 for Kyran. Read More...

Sponsored Walk & Karaoke Night

On Saturday 7 July 2012 staff and customers from the Daleside Arms in Croxdale took part in a sponsored walk in fancy dress, followed by a karaoke. Read More...

Family Fun & Carnival Evening

On 28 June 2012 1st Spennymoor St Paul’s Rainbow, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section held a Family Fun Carnival Evening in aid Kyran Richmond. Read More...

Charity Hair & Beauty Day

Bishop Auckland College hosted a hairdressing and beauty day and raised over £600.  Read More...

Coast to Coast Ride Completed

A massive thank you to a Joseph Allan, a 11 year old pupil at St Charles RCVA school in Spennymoor, who cycled the coast to coast with his father, Jonathan, and his cycling club Hetton Hawks. Read More...

Coast to Coast Bike Ride

A massive thank you to a Joseph Allan, a 11 year old pupil at St Charles RCVA school in Spennymoor, who is cycling the coast to coast with his father, Jonathan, and his cycling club Hetton Hawks from 9th - 11th June 2012. Read More...

Battens Race - St Charles School

The 1st June saw the first Battens Race held at St Charles School in Tudhoe. The event involved the whole school, along with help from Tudhoe Grange and the Kyran Richmond Fundraising Team. Read More...

Darlington Charity Cup

Myself and Roger Bradley resurrected the competition last season 2010-11, (it was first played for in 1907) we again chose a local charity or organisation, the reason being is that it feels good and we can relate to the person or persons that we have chosen. Read More...

Chilton comes together for Kyran

Saturday 5th May 2012 saw the much anticipated fourth annual Daz’s Dazzlers v Tommy’s Tigers fundraiser, which this year was to raise funds and awareness for 8 year old Chilton boy Kyran Richmond and his fight against Juvenile Batten Disease. Read More...

London Marathon Success

We would like to congratulate and thank Paul Tomlinson from Spennymoor School for completing the London Marathon. Read More...

Masquerade Ball

On Saturday 10 March 2012 150 guests attended a Masquerade Ball at Headlam Hall, Gainford and raised over £3,500 for Kyran’s trust fund  and the BDFA. Read More...