Monthly Archives: November 2017

Guest blog: ‘How’d I get that?’

In this guest blog Doug Ankerman asks readers ‘How’d I get that?’ Doug, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1997, is the author of the blog http://www.myoddsock.com… Let’s play the MSer’s favorite game of cuts, scrapes and bruises. … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating #givingtuesday!

Hi everyone, Today’s the day to do good stuff for charity! Every year businesses and charities support the #givingtuesday campaign and it’s a day dedicated to doing good stuff for charity. Last year #givingtuesday broke a Guinness World Record for … Continue reading

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Last chance to join the Santa Run!

Ho-ho-hello! Here at MS-UK we are gearing up to attend in our first Santa Run! The event takes place at Victoria Park on 03 December. Our fantastic runners will be joining 4,000 other Santa’s completing a 5k or 10k distance … Continue reading

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‘I’m f#*king well going to beat it!’

Media lawyer, Mark Lewis, shares his experience of living with MS in the Channel 4 documentary, ‘In search of a miracle cure’. He visits Jerusalem to receive experimental stem cell treatment as part of a trial that could alleviate his … Continue reading

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Channel 4 to air Britain’s top super lawyer Mark Lewis, taking part in MS stem cell trial

Mark Lewis is the famous lawyer who took down one of the world’s most powerful media moguls, Rupert Murdoch. The show, titled ‘The Search for a Miracle Cure’ is set to air on Thursday 23 November at 10pm. Filmed over … Continue reading

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Rushmere Golf Club scores a hole in one for MS-UK

Hi everyone, My name is Darren, and I’ve recently joined MS-UK as the Community Fundraiser. As a golfer, I was thrilled to hear about my first task – visiting Richard at Rushmere Golf Club! During Richard Ford’s tenure as club … Continue reading

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Marathon meet up!

Hi everyone, On Wednesday 15 November we went to meet some of our MS-UK #TeamPurple marathon runners in London – and it was a great night! During the event our runners heard from us about the next steps in the lead … Continue reading

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