Dragon Slayers MCC raise £2500 for the Branch

A great big thank you to the Dragon Slayers MCC of Chester le Street! They have once again shown their support for the Tyne & Wear Branch and handed over a huge cheque for £2500, following a raffle of a motorbike.  The continued support and fundraising efforts of the Dragon Slayers is greatly appreciated and …

The Revelry and The Albino Crocodiles raise funds for MND

The Revelry and Albino Crocodiles combined in the Iona Club Hebburn to fund raise funds for MND on 8 September.

It was an amazing night. The bands where excellent playing to a full crowd. All their time was given for free to raise funds for MNDA.

Great North Run 2017 – Our Review of the Big Day

It was, as always, a great occasion. Around 300 runners dedicated to raising funds for the fight against MND – sometimes it seemed like they were all trying to get into the MNDA Welcome Tent all at the same time.

Great North Run 2017

Photos from this year’s Run have been posted in our gallery.

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…

St Bede’s RC Primary School raise money for the Tyne and Wear Branch

Bernadette Smith was delighted when the staff of St Bede’s RC Primary School, Jarrow, decided to complete a sponsored stroll for MND Tyne and Wear.

Dress to Impress – Masquerade Charity Ball – POSTPONED!

UPDATE: – due to unforeseen circumstances the ball has been postponed until Spring 2018 and new details will be available soon.

Enjoy a mid summer night’s masquerade!

Date: Sunday 27 August at 7pm

Location: The Assembly Rooms, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Tickets: £40*

For tickets call 0776 134 6447 or email

‘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.

Gateshead Millennium Bridge – MND Global Awareness Day 12th June 2017

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge will be illuminated in the MND colours to raise awareness on MND Global Awareness Day 12th June 2017.  The lights will be switched on at 8pm until 12midnight.  There will be representatives there from 8pm come along and show your support.

Jack zips from the roof of the Baltic to raise funds for MND

On Sunday 5th March thirteen-year-old Jack Leslie zipped across the River Tyne from the rooftop of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease.