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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.


Thank you!

As things are now starting to take on a more normal (whatever that is) turn, lockdown seems a distant memory. Two years have passed. We have experienced the loss of friends and loved ones, experienced the joy of births of the next generation, reveled in the thought that life goes on,  and marveled at the…


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 marian@mnd-tyneandwear.org.uk

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…


A tribute to Ken Hylton

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Ken Hylton who was the honorary president of the Tyne and Wear Branch for many years.


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….


Miles for Miles – sponsored walk

On Saturday 25th September Natalie Moore and around 20 others, are going to be walking from Briardene Car Park in Whitley Bay to North Shields fish quay, to raise money for MND Association. They will be meeting at 9:45am.

Natalie has set up a fundraising website and has already raised over £1000!

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/natalie-moore17


850 mile MND Cycling Challenge

Cycling duo to tour 13 Premiership Rugby clubs in memory of rugby club chairman

Two friends are taking on an epic cycle challenge to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) in memory of their former rugby club Chairman Simon Adams, who sadly died from the disease a decade ago.

Starting at Newcastle Falcons on…


Whitley Bay Dynamos IceFoot92 Challenge

On 12 September the under 15s Dynamos undertook the Icefoot92 challenge for their shirt sponsors, MND Association at Hillheads, the home of Whitley Bay FC.