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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.


Inquiry into access to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for people with MND

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on MND is a cross-party group of MPs and Peers with an interest in MND. The MND Association provides the secretariat to the Group.

MND can have a significant financial impact on families and access to benefits is therefore really important.  However, we know that some…


Wylam Waggon Way Sponsored Walk – 11 June 2017

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 Dent by e-mail:…


Becky’s Quiz for MND – Sat 11 Feb 2017

7pm (quiz start 7:45)
£10 per team (maximum of 6 per team)

Location
The Fairholme Social Club
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 7PL

View event poster for contact details.

Download poster (pdf)


Northern Voices at St Oswald’s Church

Soroptimist International Durham presents “A Concert of Christmas Music” by Northern Voices, with all proceeds going to MND Association.

Location: St Oswalds Church, Durham DH1 3DQ

Date: Friday  16th December 2016

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £10 (including refreshments)

Please telephone 0191 3865421 or 0833 660313


Emily Maguire – Concert in aid of MND Association

Date: Saturday 12 November
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Romanby School, Northallerton

Tickets: £10
Buy tickets: https://www.ents24.com/emilymaguire

email: tickets@btinternet.com
tel: 01609 770795/07443 527025


Great North Run 2016 – Our Review of the Big Day

LET’S PARTY!


Celebrating the Big 60 Raises £600

As I was approaching the grand old age of 60 in June this year, I decided to celebrate in a way that I would always remember! At the same time I wanted to raise funds for the MND Association in memory of my dad, who sadly passed away in 1997 from this dreadful disease.

My initial…


Music Night in aid of North East MND groups

We would like to give a big thank you to all the people who came along to enjoy our night of traditional North East, and folk music and original verse at the NINE bar in Newcastle on the 16th July 2016.

The music on the night was provided by Dickie Charlton and his friend Derek Watson.


Wylam Wagon Way 2016 – photos

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