Category Archives: Colchester

Guest blog: Lee’s volunteering story

In this guest blog Lee talks about volunteering with MS-UK in the marketing department… Hi I’m Lee and throughout the university summer break I’ve been volunteering behind the scenes, in the marketing department at MS-UK. I spent a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Choices Leaflets, Colchester, Essex, Guest blog, Marketing, MS, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Uncategorized, Video, Volunteering, Website | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Impact Report…

Hello, I am really pleased to say you can now read our Impact Report online at http://www.ms-uk.org/aboutus. This booklet is our way to thank you to MS-UK supporters and celebrate our success in a public way. Our mission is to … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Chronic illness, Colchester, disability, Essex, Helpline, Helpline Live Web Chat Service, Josephs Court, MS, MS-UK, MS-UK Impact report, New Pathways, supporters, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MS-UK get their wellies on!

Hello, My name is Sarah, and I’m the General Manager here at MS-UK. Every year, I organise four team training days for all of the staff here. The team are asked to give ideas of what they would like to … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Colchester, disability, MS, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Uncategorized, Volunteering, wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We have big news!

Hi everyone, I am really pleased to announce that we have secured funding from the National Lottery for our Essex based service, Josephs Court. The funding will span the next five years and totals £499,300. This will go towards the … Continue reading

Posted in Big Lottery Fund, Charity, Colchester, Essex, Josephs Court, MS, MS community, MS exercises, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, neurology, Uncategorized, wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Guest blog: Niamh & Sarah ask Josephs Court clients what matters

In this guest blog, Niamh and Sarah talk about what they are doing at Josephs Court, our wellness centre based in Essex… Hi we are Niamh and Sarah, we are undertaking a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic illness, Colchester, disability, Disabled living, Essex, Guest blog, Josephs Court, MS, MS exercises, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Occupational therapy, Strengthening exercises, Uncategorized, Univeristy, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Colchester M&S choose MS-UK as charity of the year!

MS-UK were over the moon to receive a phone call back in March from Marks & Spencer Colchester saying that we had been selected as their charity of the year for 2017/18. Each year the store raises approximately £4,000 for … Continue reading

Posted in Bag packing, Charity, Charity of the year, Colchester, Cycling, Do your own thing, Essex, Fundraising, Marks and Spencer, MS, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Uncategorized, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon!

Hi everyone, I am delighted to announce that MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon in 2018 and 2019….delighted?,  not half! When we received the wonderful news from the Colchester Half Marathon race organisers that MS-UK had been … Continue reading

Posted in #SmileswithMyles, Charity, Charity of the year, Colchester, Colchester Half Marathon, Essex, Fundraising, Half Marathon, MS, MS community, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Myles, Myles the bear, Purple Pants, Running, Uncategorized, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment