Category: awareness

The MND register of England, Wales and Northern Ireland

The MND register of England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be the first comprehensive source of information collected by experts about people living with MND and you can play a vital role in its development.

Pioneered by MND specialist Professor Ammar Al-Chalabi of King’s College London and Professor Kevin Talbot of Oxford University, the MND register…


Tyne & Wear Branch Annual Walk to d’feet MND

The annual Walk to d’feet, held on Sunday 23rd June 2019 along the
Wylam Waggon Way from Newburn Riverside Park to Wylam riverside
park (and back) was a great success.

We had a very good turnout, some regulars who support us every year and a good sprinkling of new face and lots of 4 legged friends….


Walk to d’feet MND – Whitley Bay

Sunday 21 July 2019

Join us to Walk to d’feet MND at Whitley Bay, from Spanish City to St Mary’s Lighthouse and back. Walk starts at 10am.

The 4 mile route is wheelchair/pushchair friendly and dogs on leads are welcome to join.

Every day in the UK six people are diagnosed with motor…


Wylam Waggon Way – Sponsored Walk 23rd June 2019

Start Time 11:00am

Come along and help raise money and awareness of motor neurone disease. Have a family day out! or walk your dog!

Enjoy the beautiful scenery on this delightful 6 mile walk (in total), from Tyneside Riverside Park, Newburn to Wylam (and back!).

For more details contact the Tyne & Wear Branch Secretary Marian…


Newcastle MND Centre Newsletter

Issue 91 of the Newcastle MND Centre Newsletter is available for download (pdf).


The MND Population Register

The MND Population Register for England, Wales and Northern Ireland aims to collect information about every person with MND in the UK. Having accurate, complete information about who has MND is important because:

we can work out how the disease is changing over timewe can check if resources are concentrated in areas with lots of people…


Kipper Walks to D’Feet MND

For the past 6 years at our Walk to D’feet one of our regular four-legged friends, ‘Kipper’, has been in attendance.


Wylam Waggon Way Sponsored Walk – 10 June 2018

The annual MND Walk to D’feet took place on Sunday 10th June 2018.  It was a gloriously hot morning when we all met down at the Riverside Park at Newburn.

There was a good number of patients, their families and friends and not to forget the regular faces and the numerous dogs set off on the…


Tyne & Wear Branch Walk to D’feet MND 2017 – Annual Sponsored Walk

UPDATE: The final total raised for this year’s walk is an £2626.75! Many congratulations and thanks to everyone involved!

On Sunday 11 June, on an overcast but warm Sunday morning 34 hardy souls and several dogs set off on the Tyne & Wear annual Walk to d’feet sponsored walk at Newburn Riverside Park.   This 6 mile…


‘Light up the Tyne’ for MND

On Monday 12th June 2017 as part of MND Awareness month, the Tyne & Wear Branch of the MND Association arranged for the Gateshead/Newcastle Millennium Bridge to be lit up in the MND colours to help raise awareness.