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Host of famous faces pit their wits in Jane Tomlinson Appeal’s Sporting Social

Sports stars past and present will go head to head in an evening of sporting fun and frolics for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.


World Cup finish for Premier League referee Martin Atkinson after ‘17 days of hurt’

After 17 days of ups - and one very notable down - the Whistlestop Tour team are on course to ride into Russia today (Wed 27th June). Premier League referee Martin Atkinson and team will arrive at Kaliningrad Stadium this afternoon after 17 days and almost 1,800 miles in the saddle.


Legacy of inspirational Jane Tomlinson generates another huge boost for charities as Appeal announces major plans for its future

Charities across the North and Midlands have received vital funding from the Jane Tomlinson Appeal. A total of 15 projects - from cancer support services to holiday schemes for poorly children - have received funding worth almost £60,000.


Whistlestop Tour wonders waved off by England boss Gareth Southgate

England football manager Gareth Southgate has lent his support to a team of two-wheeled fundraisers as they set off to cycle from the UK to Russia in time for the World Cup. The cyclists - including Premier League referee Martin Atkinson and Mike Tomlinson, husband of the inspirational Jane Tomlinson CBE - are journeying almost 1,800 miles in just 18 days from St George's Park to Kaliningrad.