History

Thanks to you, North East Ladies Day (NELD) has successfully raised funds for local North East charities for over 35 years.  Take a look at our history below, we’ve been raising funds since 1981 and we are very proud of our successful history and heritage.

1981

NELD Was Created
September 1981

North East Ladies Day was born in September 1981.
1983

September 1983

Location: Dolphin Centre, Darlington
Charities: NSPCC
Darlington MGC
Raised: £1,354
1984

September 1984

Location: Civic Centre, Newcastle
Charities: Cancer Relief Hospice Newcastle
Cancer Relief Hospice Durham
Darlington MGC
Raised: £2,400
1985

September 1985

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: British Heart Foundation
Cruse
MGC
Teesside Hospice Care Foundation
Raised: £2,064
1986

September 1986

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Durham County Association for the Blind
John Mowbray / PHAB Club Bedale
Darlington & District MGC
Raised: £2,006
1987

September 1987

Location: Swallow Hotel, Stockton
Charities: Age Concern, Newcastle
Dyslexia Institue Stockton
Darlington & District MGC
Raised: £2,070
1988

September 1988

Charities: Gateway Club, Darlington
Teesside Muscular Dystrophy
Newcastle & Darlington, Relate
Raised: £2,433
1989

September 1989

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Durham CAB
Breathe North Appeal
Darlington Leukamia Unit Fund
Raised: £3,525
1990

September 1990

Location: Swallow Hotel, Stockton
Charities: Alzheimer’s Disease Society
Children’s Society
Darlington Samaritans
Raised: £3,315
1991

September 1991

Location: Redworth Hall, Redworth
Charities: Teesside Hospice Care Foundation
Darlington & District Hospice
Durham Young Deaf Youth Club
Raised: £3,480
1992

September 1992

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: North of England Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Care for Bereaved Parents – North Tees
Raised: £5,432
1993

September 1993

Location: Swallow Hotel, Stockton
Charities: Friendly Seniors, Middlesbrough
North Tyne Well Women Clinic
Ann Charlton Lodge, Redcar
Raised: £4,068
1994

September 1994

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: The Cleveland Unit
Cuse, Darlington
Child Call
Raised: £4,105
1995

September 1995

Location: Redworth Hall, Redworth
Charities:  Teesside Samaritains
Women’s Refuse, Darlington
Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Raised: £4,281
1996

September 1996

Location: Swallow Hotel, Stockton
Charities: NSPCC
Teesside Hospice, Children’s Bereavement Service
Durham County Association for the Disabled
Raised: £3,919
1997

September 1997

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: PATCH
ME
Darlington Victim Support Group
Raised: £4,002
1998

September 1998

Location: Redworth Hall, Redworth
Charities: I CAN Unit
St. Teresas Hospice Darlington
South Darlington Neo-natal Unit
Raised: £4,950
1999

September 1999

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Macmillan Nurses – South Cleveland
Macmillan Nurses – North Tees
Macmillan Nurses – Darlington & South Durham
Raised: £5,047
2000

September 2000

Location: Redworth Hall, Redworth
Charities: The Bubble Appeal
Riding for the Disabled, Hemlington
Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling in Durham
Raised: £4,650
2001

September 2001

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Surgeon’s Child Care Tees Valley
Rainbow Trust Darlington
Alzheimers Disease Society
Raised: £4,047
2002

September 2002

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Zoe’s Place, Normanby
Stockton Carers
Sir W Turner’s Almhouses, Kirkleatham
Raised: £4,785
2003

September 2003

Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Darlington Samaritains
Crusader Ambulance for St John’s Ambulance
British Red Cross – Cosmetic Camouflage
Raised: £5,744
2004

September 2004

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Daisy Chain Respite Care
The Cleveland Unit – James Cook University Hospital
Epilepsy Support Action Group
Raised: £4,551
2005

September 2005

Charities: Carers Together (Redcar & Cleveland)
Downs Syndrome North East
RVI Children’s Kidney Fund (Renal Unit)
Raised: £4,500
2006

September 2006

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Parkinsons Disease Society Darlington
Darlington & District Talking Newspaper
Life After Cancer (Project Linus) Yorkshire & North East
Raised: £6,630
2007

September 2007

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Homestart, Teesside
Project Butterfly, St. Teresa’s Hospice Darlington
Step Together, Spennymoor
Raised: £15,183
2008

September 2008

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: The Child Centre Support Group, Thornaby
The George Hardwick Foundation, North Tees
Useful Vision, Riding Mill
Raised: £15,525
2009

September 2009

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Riding for the Disabled
South Tyneside NHS
Clic Sargent RVI
James Cook University Hospital ICU
Raised: £21,736
2010

October 2010

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Guide Dogs for the Blind
The Great North Air Ambulance
Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice, Darlington
Darlington Family Health
Raised: £19,834
2011

October 2011

Location: Ramside Hall, Durham
Charities: Darlington Association
Disability (DAD)
Neuro Foundation
Childline
Raised: £20,700
2012

September 2012

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Stockton Parent Support
Remembering Rebecca
Tabitha’s Toys
Raised: £16,200
2013

September 2013

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Victoria’s Wish, Kilton Thorpe School
St Margaret’s Centre
Raised: £19,500
2014

September 2014

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Henry Dancer Days
South Cleveland Heart Fund
Ellen Timney Foundation
Raised: £21,300
2015

September 2015

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Hartlepool Family First
Durham Deafened Support
Project Linus
Raised: £18,900
2016

September 2016

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Motor Neurone Disease Association
Sara’s Hope Foundation
Raised: £23,000
2017

Afternoon Tea
February 2017

Location: Acklam Hall, Acklam
Charities: Butterfly Giving (for all of 2017)
Family Help Darlington CIO (for all of 2017)
Raised: Announced as part of 2017 annual fundraising

September 2017

Location: Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield
Charities: Butterfly Giving
Family Help Darlington CIO
Raised: £22,400

 

This includes all funds raised in 2017.