Category Archives: Colchester

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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Guest blog: Making the most of your work experience

Hi, My name is Florence, and I have recently embarked upon what will hopefully be just the beginning of my MS-UK volunteering journey. After a few tumultuous months of post-uni panic I decided I was ready to start gaining some … Continue reading

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Swinging 60s cyclothon!

Hi everyone, On Saturday 28 October our clients at Josephs Court got together for our swinging 60s cyclothon – and it was a great day! Thank you to everyone that got involved…you managed to clock up over 300 kilometres! Check out … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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