Stars join COCO lineup

Sporting stars and North East celebrities will join teams from around the region for this year’s Steve Cram Celebrity Golf Day at Slaley Hall.

The event takes place on June 22 and celebs already confirmed include football manager Phil Brown, former Durham cricketer Phil Mustard, football commentator Guy Mowbray, and athletics legends including Steve Backley and Daley Thompson.

Teams of four cost £500, or £800 for three plus a celebrity, at the popular event which has raised more than £210,000 for the charity.

COCO is a North East-based charity, which was co-founded by world champion athlete and BBC commentator Steve Cram and former British Army Major Jim Panton in 2000. To find out more about the work of COCO visit