Friday, July 21, 2017
  A warm thank you to everyone at the Isabella pub in Blyth who raised £675.75 from a charity darts match with former world champion John Lowe to raise funds for the special care baby unit at The Northumbria hospital. Ian Smith and daughter Terri presented the cheque to staff after Terri’s son...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Wansbeck hospital’s Palliative Care Unit has been presented with a donation of over £4,000 after a family held a fundraising football match. The ‘Match for Margaret’, held at Ashington CFC in April was organised by Neil and Helen Dickinson. This was the third year running that the event has taken...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A new exhibition has been unveiled at The Northumbria hospital showcasing the work of carers in Northumberland. Entitled ‘On Hold’, the work has been put together by the Carers Northumberland caring crafting group and depicts how carers put many aspects of their lives on hold caring for their loved...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
A new art exhibition featuring the work of artist Linda Marriott has been unveiled at Hexham hospital.  The paintings depict the North East coastline and can be seen outside the HVS shop and café. Linda, who lives in Tynemouth, said: “I’m delighted to have my paintings on display at the hospital...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Match for Margaret, Sunday 30th April 2017  Sunday 30th April sees the return of the 'Match for Margaret' at Ashington Community Football Club. The match, organised by Neil and Helen Dickinson in memory of Margaret Stewart, has become an annual event raising thousands of pounds for the Palliative...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We would like to wish Michael Porter and Beverly Cork a huge good luck for their fundraising challenge to climb Helvellyn on Sunday 5th March.  Michael, who works as activities and wellbeing coordinator on Ward 23 at North Tyneside hospital, wanted to thank Bright after seeing the difference made...
Monday, February 20, 2017
Photography students from York St John University have produced an installation for the mortuary area at The Northumbria hospital at Cramlington. The photographic exhibition enhances the entrance and waiting area of the area making it a more welcoming, less clinical, environment for families. The...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Bright Northumbria, the charity which supports hospital and community health services delivered by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust across Northumberland and North Tyneside, is looking to recruit runners for this year’s Great North Run. This will be the sixth year Bright Northumbria has...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
A huge thank you to 4th Cullercoats Brownies for raising more than £600 for the oncology day unit at North Tyneside General Hospital.   After their former volunteer leader Fiona Bennett passed away in August 2015 due to cancer, the Brownies group, of which Fiona's daughter Rachel is a member...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Thank you to all of the schools, choirs and volunteers who took part in our Christmas festivities this year, including:  Queen Elizabeth High School ‘The Chipchasers’ Sele Frist School Prudhoe West First School Thomas Bewick Primary School Grace Darling Primary School Josephine Butler Primary...

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