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#1 iangidds

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 05:48 PM

After the tremendous amount of sympathy for Terry and his family shown on this site I wondered if we should be coming together to try and organise an event of somekind? should it be a fundraiser / tribute I dont know . Any thoughts out there?

#2 faz'_nose

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 06:08 PM

How about a fundraiser at Goose Green Labour Club?

Two reasons:

1. It's nearby to Terry's family's pub
2. They've held big fundraisers there before

#3 iangidds

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 06:13 PM

QUOTE (faz'_nose @ Sep 28 2010, 07:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How about a fundraiser at Goose Green Labour Club?

Two reasons:

1. It's nearby to Terry's family's pub
2. They've held big fundraisers there before
anything sounds good , maybe a walk to a destination ? I think anything would be good, Terry never took a backward step he was a league man through and through.

#4 Old Frightful

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 06:21 PM

I think we have to be very careful here.

I'd certainly welcome any fundraising efforts that Terry would have wanted.

Unfortunately, I seem to have read somewhere that he has two young daughters, and that he was estranged from them.

Until we're certain why he was estranged, if indeed that is the case, then perhaps his parents should be consulted as to which direction they'd like any fundraising efforts to be forwarded, although I would hope his daughters would be the main beneficiaries.

I hope people understand where I'm coming from.

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#5 iangidds

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 06:33 PM

QUOTE (Old Frightful @ Sep 28 2010, 07:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think we have to be very careful here.

I'd certainly welcome any fundraising efforts that Terry would have wanted.

Unfortunately, I seem to have read somewhere that he has two young daughters, and that he was estranged from them.

Until we're certain why he was estranged, if indeed that is the case, then perhaps his parents should be consulted as to which direction they'd like any fundraising efforts to be forwarded, although I would hope his daughters would be the main beneficiaries.

I hope people understand where I'm coming from.

I understand ,I think its a natural response to wish to help and I agree anything should be properly considered.
I have no connection to the family and would find it a shame if we let this opportunity to show our thanks to Terry slip by.

#6 JohnM

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 09:10 PM

Showing thanks is one thing, helping is another. Until and unless his immediate family clarify matters and personal circumstances, then take great care: we do not know even half of the story of his personal life.

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 09:22 PM

QUOTE (JohnM @ Sep 28 2010, 10:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Showing thanks is one thing, helping is another. Until and unless his immediate family clarify matters and personal circumstances, then take great care: we do not know even half of the story of his personal life.



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#8 scrape_goose

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 09:59 AM

Buy his book perhaps, some money will find it's way to the right people.

#9 clement

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 03:02 PM

QUOTE (scrape_goose @ Sep 29 2010, 09:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Buy his book perhaps, some money will find it's way to the right people.
i did exactly this yesterday.ordered it from amazon.terry's family will surely get the royalties.


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Posted 29 September 2010 - 05:42 PM

QUOTE (scrape_goose @ Sep 29 2010, 10:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Buy his book perhaps, some money will find it's way to the right people.



Good idea. People might be reluctant to simply donate money but this way at least they get something in return and I'm sure it'll be a good read into the bargain and hopefully the profits go to the right recipients.

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#11 Millman

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 08:33 PM

Let them grieve without intrusion.

#12 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 01:07 PM

I know there rumours circulating for a proposed Terry Newton memorial pre-season tournament between Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield and Wigan.

Over two weekends with one in Lancashire and one held in Yorkshire.

This would raise a lot of money to help Terry's wife and children.

#13 shrek

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 01:50 PM

QUOTE (Millman @ Sep 29 2010, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Let them grieve without intrusion.


Agree 100%, nows not the time.

On Friday 28th March I'm taking part in the Wigan Streetsleep, raising money for The Brick charity who try to ensure nobody in Wigan finding themselves homeless spends a 2nd night on the streets and providing help and support via a foodbank.  Every penny counts so if you can spare anything at all its much appreciated - this link will take you to my sponsorship page thanks.


#14 rugby female

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 08:54 PM

On The Unofficial Wigan Warriors Fan page on facebook there is information re: Terry's funeral and his dad Tony

is asking for family flowers only, but any donations can be made through the family to the Butterflies Charity

which Terry was apparently a supporter of. I think Butterflies is a Wigan based Childrens Charity.

#15 gingerjon

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 01:39 PM

There are a couple of charities called Butterflies. Just to make sure your money's going to the right place this looks like the right one.
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#16 boxhead

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 01:41 PM

Maybe let it all rest for a while.


#17 Padge

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 06:49 PM

QUOTE (Millman @ Sep 29 2010, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Let them grieve without intrusion.

Wise words.

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#18 The Best The Beautiful The Only

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 07:02 PM

Im not being funny or anything, and I was as saddened as most of the news of Terry's death.
But why should we do anything?

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 09:29 PM

QUOTE (The Best The Beautiful The Only @ Oct 1 2010, 08:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Im not being funny or anything, and I was as saddened as most of the news of Terry's death.
But why should we do anything?

Because not doing anything, when the time and situation is right, is not what the RL family is all about.

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#20 Padge

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 09:47 PM

QUOTE (Riversiderontour @ Oct 1 2010, 10:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Because not doing anything, when the time and situation is right, is not what the RL family is all about.

Wot e said.

Terry was a troubled young man, his plight has touched the hearts of the vast majority of RL supporters and those people feel for those closest to him who have been affected by this tragic end to the life of a great rugby player.



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