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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…


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…


Donation from St Andrew’s Church – Monkseaton

The Tyne & Wear Branch were happy to receive a donation of £1800 from St Andrew’s Church in Monkseaton. 

The church held several events over the year (2018) and 10% of this money was split between 3 local charities nominated by their parishioners. 

The Tyne & Wear Branch, along with MacMillian…


2019 Annual General Meeting

The Tyne & Wear Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on the 11th April 2019, 6:00pm – 7pm.

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


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…


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

The flag was flown by Dean Halkes and his chair-pushing friends who he…


Great North Run Photos – 2018

On Sunday 9 September our volunteers took over 2000 pictures of people running for the MND Association in the Great North Run.

A selection of those pictures – over 300 of them – are now in our Gallery.

Our annual feature, our Review of the Big Day, illustrated with photos of many of our runners, is…


Photos from Walk to D’feet 2018

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