Tag Archives: MS-UK

Father’s Day is nearly here!

Hi everyone, This Sunday you may be celebrating your wonderful dad as it is Father’s day, and I couldn’t resist sharing some top fundraising tips! Why not hold a ‘competitive dad competition’ after your Sunday Roast and raise funds for … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month – Wendy Cole

Our fundraiser of the month this month is Wendy Cole, who ran a 100k ultra challenge for MS-UK on the 27 May! Hi! My name’s Wendy Cole. In August 2015 I took part in my first 100km ultra challenge, London2Cambridge. … Continue reading

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Carers Week: ‘You know you’re not the first person to go through this, but it can feel that way’

As part of Carers Week Mark gives his account of caring for his wife, Portia with multiple sclerosis… Portia and I met at university, where we were studying architecture and landscape architecture. We were married in 1998 – around the … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Why I’m running the British 10K 2017

In this guest blog, Gemma tells us why she is running the British 10K 2017 for MS-UK… Hi my name is Gemma, and I’m going to be taking part in the British 10K 2017 for MS-UK. In April 2005 I met … Continue reading

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Thank you! #VolunteersWeek

We have been celebrating Volunteers’ Week since 01 June, and it has been great fun. We know that our volunteers make a difference all year around, but we just wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you! Complete … Continue reading

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Berenice’s volunteering story

Between 01 – 07 June, we are celebrating Volunteers’ Week. In this guest blog, Berenice shares her experiences of volunteering with MS-UK… I chose to become a volunteer at MS-UK as a Google Analytics Project Assistant not just to further … Continue reading

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Exercising with foot drop

Meet the expert Alan Pearson is a Wellness Coach for MS-UK’s wellness centre, Josephs Court. Having spent over 15 years in the health and fitness industry, he has spent the last five years coaching, educating and helping people affected by … Continue reading

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