Category: fundraising

Walk to D’feet MND – Sunday 16th July 2023

Newburn Riverside to Wylam (and back!)

Meet 10:30am (11am start) at Tyne Riverside Country Park, Newburn NE15 8ND

Join us as we walk to Wylam from Newburn Riverside (and back) to raise money and awareness for the MND Association Tyne and Wear Group.

There will be water and light refreshments in Wylam – please feel free to bring…

Kevin Sinfield Run – With Special Event at Banyan Bar

Kevin Sinfield has now announced the route for his next challenge starting on Sunday 13th November where he will be setting off from Scotland and arriving in Manchester a week later.

The full route can be found here:

Below are the days when Kevin will be running nearest to…

Charity Auction – Friday 18th November

Emtec Charity are holding a Charity Auction in aid of MY NAME’5 DODDIE foundation.

Date: Friday 18th November

Doors open: 7pm

Location: The Red Lion, 1 Front Street, Earsdon, Whitley Bay, NE25 9JU

Should you wish, you can donate now at

Every penny donated is being Matched by Emtec Group.

The Items that have kindly been gifted for Auction…

Donation to the MND Association Tyne & Wear Branch 

Elaine Scholey sadly lost her battle with MND a couple of years ago.  Her husband Andy finally thought it time to sell her beloved bike.

The Girls Walking Guernsey for MND

As many of you may know myself and three friends (Susan Lamb, Lynn Rowley and Rachel Lamb) back in 2019 decided that we would do a sponsored walk around the perimeter of Guernsey, to raise funds and awareness of MND, (this is just one of several treks we have completed over the years for MND…

Annual Walk to D’Feet MND

On 12th June 2022 we held our annual Walk to D’feet MND, from Newburn riverside park to Wylam and back.

Although a smaller turnout than previous years, the atmosphere was happy and as jovial as ever, and the weather was good, warm and dry.

The total sponsorship at the moment stands at a lovely £1095!!  A huge…

Becky’s Quiz Returns

Ian Beck and his son-in-law David Robson-Beck, recently hosted the 3rd Becky’s MNDA Quiz at the Tyneside Irish Centre in Newcastle.

Wylam Waggon Way – Sponsored Walk 12th June 2022

Tyneside Riverside Park Newburn to Wylam Riverside Park (and back!!)

Start Time 10:45am for 11:00am

For more information please contact Marian on 0191 2823696 or

Tyne Riverside Country Park lies on the outer west edge of Newcastle, close to Newburn and the river Tyne. It is easily reached by bus from town (no’s 21 and 22 from…

The Dane Charity Bike Ride 2021 – St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay – 175 miles

Day 1

Team Dane set off from St Bees on the west coast, super excited and full of enthusiasm. This was soon cut short after 500 yards as we hit the steepest hill of the day to climb out of St Bees, but after conquering that the day flew by and so did the miles, eventually…

Great North Run 2021

The Great North Run was back up and running this year, not quite as usual, a new course and a new finishing line (mixed feelings from the runners on this) but again the MND Association welcomed over 200
runners raising funds and awareness.

The runners were of all ages, from teen to well past retirement age….