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Fundraiser of the month: Mel’s story!

Our fundraiser of the month for August is Mel Foyle. She got in touch with us in April to tell us about a fundraising day that she was planning with raffles, games for the kids and food and drink. The … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The day after, the day after, the night before…

In her second guest blog for us Jo discusses MS fatigue and how it can creep up on you unexpectedly… For those of us with MS, planning becomes second nature. As we only have a limited amount of energy available … Continue reading

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Well done British 10k runners!

Hi everyone, I just want to say a massive well done to everyone who took part in the British 10k on Sunday 09 July in aid of MS-UK…you guys make our work possible! It was a hot day (OK, it … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea for Volunteers’ Week

Hi everyone, Last Friday we hosted a small afternoon tea, to thank our local volunteers! This is part of the national Volunteers’ Week campaign. Guests included people who support our work at Josephs Court, fundraising volunteers as well as some … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Remembering Phil

In 2016, Simon Gauge ran the Virgin Money London Marathon for MS-UK. But he really ran it for his brother, Phil. Phil passed away just last month. In this blog, Simon remembers his brother’s courage and quick wit, and shares … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Mother’s Day is upon us…

In this guest blog, Chloe Metson reflects on Mother’s Day and what that means when you have young children while living with multiple sclerosis at the same time. You can check out her blog, Tantrums and Tingles, online today for more too! … Continue reading

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Colchester junior parkrun raises awareness with fancy dress!

On Sunday 05 March, MS-UK was proud to go along to our local Junior Parkrun in Colchester with our beloved mascot Myles! A big thank you to everyone who came along and ran in the rain – it was amazing … Continue reading

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