Monthly Archives: January 2018

New year’s dip anyone? Read Chris’ story today!

In this guest blog, we celebrate our first Fundraiser of the Month of 2018! Find out more about how Chris Leslie took on a new year’s dip in aid of MS-UK…bbbbrrr! ‘Happy New Year’ was still circulating around the web, … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Less than sixteen weeks to the London Marathon!

Wes Javis tells of his fundraising efforts to boost his Virgin Money London Marathon total for MS-UK and offers some tips on getting those all important funds… Less than sixteen weeks to go! That was the somewhat terrifying realisation that came … Continue reading

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Meet the counselling team!

In October last year, we launched MS-UK Counselling, a brand new service for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). We were delighted to welcome Nileema to the team as our Counselling Coordinator, and in December Jonathan and Wendy joined the … Continue reading

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Share your experiences to shape our Choices leaflets…

Hello, We are updating our Choices leaflets about diet, Primary Progressive MS (PPMS), speech and swallowing, visual symptoms and Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). But we need your help! If you have a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) please take our … Continue reading

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A big thank you to Colchester Marks & Spencer!

Way back in August 2017 we published a blog all about Colchester Marks & Spencer announcing that MS-UK was their charity of the year, so we wanted to update you! Colchester Marks & Spencer ended the year with a great … Continue reading

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New year, new you?

Hi everyone, It’s that time of year again when the resolutions begin piling up and before you know it you have given up chocolate! Well, we don’t want to ask you to do something as drastic as that, but we … Continue reading

Posted in British 10k, Charity, Colchester, Colchester Half Marathon, Cycling, Essex, fitness, Fundraising, health, Marathon, MS, MS-UK, MS-UK 25th anniversary, Multiple Sclerosis, Prudential Ride London, RideLondon, Running, supporters, Uncategorized, Website | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guest blog: New Year ponderings

In her latest guest blog Joanne ponders on Christmas, multiple sclerosis (MS) and ‘me time’… Like many of us, a #christmas #break was on my list but didn’t happen. For the simple reason, there has been too much going on. … Continue reading

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