Category: branch news

Flying the Flag – our review of the Great North Run 2018


Photos from Walk to D’feet 2018

Photos from this years Wylam Waggon Way Walk to D’feet have been posted in our gallery.


‘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.


Wylam Wagon Way 2016 – photos

Photos from this year’s Wylam Wagon Way sponsored walk, have been posted in our gallery.


Branch newsletter – Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of the Branch Newsletter is available for download here.


Tyne & Wear Branch AGM

The Tyne & Wear Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on the 14th April 2016 at 6:00pm.

The meeting will be held in the Multi-Media Room, floor 2, Gateshead Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.

To nominate someone for the branch management committee, please complete the BMC Nomination Form.

If you wish to…


Meeting dates for 2016

Meeting dates for 2016 have been added to our calendar.


Branch newsletter – October 2015

Issue 17 of the Branch Newsletter is available for download here.


Ken’s Surprise Celebration

A 90th birthday and over two decades of voluntary service could not go unrecognised, so on Saturday 18 July a special surprise tea party at the Northern Counties Club in Newcastle was held to honour Ken Hylton, our Branch President.

An inspiration to everyone at the Branch, Ken has volunteered for twenty-three years now, holding many…


Our Mary

It was with great sadness that we heard in July that one of our long serving branch committee members, Mary Garbarino, had died.

Mary became involved with the MND Association when she lost her sister to the disease nearly 25 years ago and she had been loyally volunteering with us ever since. What ever the event,…