Three sports legends to talk at charity night

Ashington manager Steve Harmison. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
Ashington manager Steve Harmison. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com

Former England cricket star Steve Harmison is among three sporting legends set for a fund-raising talk.

Harmison will be joined by ex-Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper and former world boxing champion Glenn McCrory for the event.

The event, which will be hosted by Sky Sports’ Pete Graves, will aim to raise funds and awareness for local substance misuse charity PROPS NE.

PROPS – Positive Response to Overcoming Problems of Substance misuse – are celebrating their 20th anniversary, with the evening one of the events taking place.

It will take place at the newly refurbished Grey St Hotel, Newcastle, on Thursday, November 16, at 7pm.

Pete said: “This promises to be a fantastic event for the region and for PROPS.

“The charity does incredible work in Newcastle and North Tyneside, which affects many families from all walks of life.

“No doubt the guys will deliver an evening of brilliant entertainment.”

Tickets are priced at £25 per person, including prosecco and canapes on arrival.

For ticket enquiries telephone PROPS on 0191 226 3440 or visit Eventbrite, searching sporting legends.

Tickets are also available at Grey Street Hotel on Grey Street and the The New Northumbria Hotel in Jesmond.

Former world boxing champion, Glenn McCrory said: “I’m delighted to be involved in this sporting talk-in evening.

“It’s always great fun when the north east lads get together to reminisce about our sporting pasts.”