Category Archives: Essex

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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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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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

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