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Campaigners angry at Government over access to promised funding for MND research

Boris Johnson committed to providing £50 million to help find new therapies – and eventually a cure – for MND. Campaigners have expressed “anger” with the Government that “red tape” is making it too difficult to access promised funding for motor neurone disease (MND) research.

independent.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Campaigners angry at Government over access to promised funding for MND research

Horsforth School sponsored swim for MND

SWIMMER Dan Longhawn was delighted to achieve his personal target of one hundred lengths in an hour at the recent Horsforth School sponsored swim for the proposed Leeds MND research and treatment centre. "I swam for the school when younger but my main sport is rugby so I hadn’t been in the water for over two years.

wharfedaleobserver.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Horsforth School sponsored swim for MND

Veteran aims to run 870 miles from Scotland to Cornwall in 17 days for charity

An Army veteran inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore has embarked on an 870-mile run in just 17 days to raise money for charity. Eddie Towler, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, set off on Friday from John o’Groats in Scotland and aims to run an average of 55 miles a day until he reaches Land’s End in Cornwall on May 29.

barrheadnews.com ,  6 days ago 0
Veteran aims to run 870 miles from Scotland to Cornwall in 17 days for charity

Yorkshire Coast MND Group set to host fundraising Spring Fayre at Sewerby’s Methodist Church Hall

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Yorkshire Coast Group is set to host a Spring Fayre at the Methodist Church Hall in Sewerby to raise much-needed funds. The fayre, which is free to attend, will take place on Saturday, May 28 between 10am and 2pm.

whitbygazette.co.uk ,  6 days ago 0
Yorkshire Coast MND Group set to host fundraising Spring Fayre at Sewerby’s Methodist Church Hall

West Yorkshire army veteran plans to run 870 miles in just 17 days for charity

A West Yorkshire Army veteran inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore has embarked on an 870-mile run in just 17 days to raise money for charity. Eddie Towler set off today (May 13) from John o'Groats in Scotland and aims to run an average of 55 miles a day until he reaches Land's End in Cornwall on May 29.

yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk ,  6 days ago 5
West Yorkshire army veteran plans to run 870 miles in just 17 days for charity

Northumberland civic head presents magnificent sum to rugby legend Doddie Weir

Northumberland’s civic head has donated £24,500 towards a Motor Neurone Disease (MND) charity. Each year the incoming civic head of the county council nominates one or more charities which they promote and hold fundraisers for during their term of office. Cllr Ian Hutchinson chose to support the My Name'5 Doddie Foundation, which was set up by former Scottish international rugby player Doddie Weir who is suffering from the debilitating disease.

northumberlandgazette.co.uk ,  7 days ago 1
Northumberland civic head presents magnificent sum to rugby legend Doddie Weir

Maidenhead Rugby Club to take on challenge to support former player with motor neurone disease

A rugby club is set to take on a 13-hour challenge to support a former player who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) in April last year. Maidenhead Rugby Club is supporting Roger ‘Smithy’ Smith who was a first-team player for 15 years from the early 1990s and always played at number 13.

maidenhead-advertiser.co.uk ,  8 days ago 0
Maidenhead Rugby Club to take on challenge to support former player with motor neurone disease

Wife's devastating heartbreak as former Royal Navy specialist husband dies of Motor Neurone Disease

"We need to find a decent treatment for MND and, eventually, we need a cure because it was the most horrific and traumatic thing to watch him slowly die for two years. Bit by bit everything was taken away from him" Tributes have been paid by a heartbroken widow who spent the last two years watching her husband cruelly deteriorate in front of her very eyes.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  9 days ago 51
Wife's devastating heartbreak as former Royal Navy specialist husband dies of Motor Neurone Disease

OPINION: Why energy is the key to leading a happy life

Energy is everything. Is this true? Pretty much, I think. Look at the example of someone like Sir Stephen Hawking. For decades he struggled with all the disability associated with Motor Neurone Disease and though, far too quickly, he was unable to use much physical energy, his mental energy sustained him through a most celebrated career in physics.

eveningnews24.co.uk ,  10 days ago 0
OPINION: Why energy is the key to leading a happy life

Terminally-ill Crockenhill dad with Motor Neurone Disease plans 'bucket list' fundraiser to help inspire young MND sufferers

A dad with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has spoken out and started a bucket list to help raise funds for charity and inspire others. Doctors confirmed the diagnosis to Sam Hayden-Harler, from Crockenhill, on March 5 after months of tests and appointments. Sam Hayden-Harler shares his MND diagnosis as he launches his bucket list fundraiser.

kentonline.co.uk ,  15 days ago 1
Terminally-ill Crockenhill dad with Motor Neurone Disease plans 'bucket list' fundraiser to help inspire young MND sufferers

Campaigners blast delays in £50m MND funding

ACTIVISTS have expressed their 'concern' at the Government's reluctance to cut red tape and allow easier access to £50million of funding to help find a cure for motor neurone disease. Boris Johnson gave thousands of people living with MND hope last November by committing the money over five years for research to find effective treatments.

express.co.uk ,  18 days ago 2
Campaigners blast delays in £50m MND funding

Town comes up trumps for MND charities

A MASSIVE fundraising effort is underway in Moffat, with the whole community getting behind Hugo’s and motor neurone disease charities. Since January, the Hughes family, owners of the tapas bar and restaurant, and the local community have together raised almost £25,000, which will be split between the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation, MND Scotland and The Tartan Army Sunshine Appeal.

dng24.co.uk ,  19 days ago 0
Town comes up trumps for MND charities

Elgin mum with MND to feature in BBC documentary

AN Elgin mum who is thought to be the only woman in the world to give birth twice following a motor neurone disease diagnosis is set to be the focus of a new BBC documentary. Being Mum with MND tells the story of Lucy Lintott (27) from her initial diagnosis to her role as a mother to her two children.

northern-scot.co.uk ,  22 days ago 0
Elgin mum with MND to feature in BBC documentary

Vital motor neurone disease cure 'stalled by red tape'

WORLD-leading research to find a cure for motor neurone disease is being stalled by red tape. Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave thousands of people living with MND hope last November by committing £50 million of funding over five years for targeted research to find effective treatments. His pledge came four months after the Sunday Express launched our Fund The Fight To Cure MND crusade and joined forces with leading patients, campaigners and charities to call for the money to create a virtual MND research institute.

express.co.uk ,  25 days ago 1
Vital motor neurone disease cure 'stalled by red tape'

Charity fundraisers to take on Triple Peak Challenge through the night to help those living with motor neurone disease

A dozen fundraisers are to take on an incredible Triple Peak Challenge in the Yorkshire Dales to raise money for The Nick Smith Foundation. Last year, the team completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks three times in three days raising £20,000 for the Calderdale charity which supports MND research, bereaved children and rugby league.

hebdenbridgetimes.co.uk ,  29 days ago 0
Charity fundraisers to take on Triple Peak Challenge through the night to help those living with motor neurone disease

Di's coffee mornings raise thousands for North Devon charities

Di and Pat would like to thank all the people who made this day so successful After holding more than 30 coffee mornings at their home, to raise funds for three worthy causes, Di Sexon and Pat Arthur of Tawstock, hosted their final event back in November raising an amazing £3,900.

devonlive.com ,  1 month ago 0
Di's coffee mornings raise thousands for North Devon charities