Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Summer Ball is here!

Hi everyone, Well, the evening is nearly upon us…tonight we will be celebrating at our annual Summer Ball! For the fifth year, some hundred people will gather in the heart of Constable Country to enjoy an elegant evening of fine … Continue reading

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Heat and multiple sclerosis, what can you do.

Many people with MS are experiencing a temporary worsening of symptoms during this current heatwave. You might feel fatigued, or experience an increase in pain, or feel cognitive symptoms are worse. A change in body temperature can also give rise … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Robert’s adventure with Oceans of Hope… So where was I?

In May we continued the series of guest blogs from Robert Munns. Robert is involved with the Oceans of Hope Challenge, which is an adventure like no other for people affected by multiple sclerosis. In this series, Robert is taking … Continue reading

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Can you help us update our Choices leaflets?

Hi everyone, We are refreshing our Choices leaflets for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and we need your real life experience to help us shape them! If you have a diagnosis of MS, it would be great if you … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Dealing with the Downtimes

In her new guest blog Chloe Metson talks of dealing with depression… People often ask how I cope with having MS, and truth be told, it’s rarely the MS that is the problem. Of course, living with relapsing remitting MS … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is nearly here!

Hi everyone, This Sunday you may be celebrating your wonderful dad as it is Father’s day, and I couldn’t resist sharing some top fundraising tips! Why not hold a ‘competitive dad competition’ after your Sunday Roast and raise funds for … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month – Wendy Cole

Our fundraiser of the month this month is Wendy Cole, who ran a 100k ultra challenge for MS-UK on the 27 May! Hi! My name’s Wendy Cole. In August 2015 I took part in my first 100km ultra challenge, London2Cambridge. … Continue reading

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