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£740raised of £1,000 target by 14 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund

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This month (August 2017) the broadcaster Steve Hewlett would have been 59 years old. For the six months since he died those of us who knew him personally or admired him from afar have missed him, maybe even more than we ever expected.

On March 1st I had the privilege as the then Chairman of the Royal Television Society’s TV Journalism Awards of announcing that Steve had won the Judges Award in recognition of his lifetime of work in broadcast journalism. I also announced that the RTS, the Media Society and other organisations and individuals had come together to create a suitable memorial for him. It is called the Steve Hewlett Scholarship and will provide a scholarship initiative for young people from low income households. Steve knew of the plan and wholeheartedly endorsed the ambition.

I’m going to help the fund-raising by running the world’s biggest half-marathon, the Great North Run on Sunday September 10th 2017.If you’d like to support the Steve Hewlett Scholarship please donate here

This is the 2nd page to be set up. £5,795 was raised on the first page which you can see here: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/thestevehewlettmemorialfund1

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    • Susannah Schofield

      Susannah Schofield

      Sep 14, 2017

      Awe and respect! For your knees and the fund x

      £50.00

    • Julian Wilkins

      Julian Wilkins

      Sep 14, 2017

      A great cause and well done Stewart.

      £30.00

    • Caroline Diehl

      Caroline Diehl

      Sep 13, 2017

      Congratulations Stewart!

      £50.00

    • suzanne franks

      suzanne franks

      Sep 13, 2017

      A terrific achievement and inspiration to us all - well done.

      £50.00

    • Andrew Macdonald

      Andrew Macdonald

      Sep 13, 2017

      Many congratulations Stewart

      £50.00

    • Roger Bolton

      Roger Bolton

      Sep 13, 2017

      Well done Stuart. Steve would have been amused!Roger Bolton

      £50.00

    • Peter Davies

      Peter Davies

      Sep 12, 2017

      Well done Stewart!

      £30.00

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