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Fundraising night at the Block and Tackle raises £8,200

Thank you all for a fantastic night raising awareness and funds for MNDA at the Block and Tackle last Saturday 8th February 2020.

We were totally overwhelmed by everyone’s kindness and generosity and it was lovely to see so many of our friends and family all together enjoying good food, music and company.

We raised an incredible…


Dragonslayer’s motorcycle club raises £1,570

The Dragonslayer’s motorcycle club based in Chester Le Street ran various fundraising events and raffled a motorcycle which had been donated by their ex-chairman who lost his wife to MND and raised a fantastic £1570.00.


Wylam Waggon Way – Sponsored Walk 14th June 2020

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 Dent by…


Newcastle MND Centre Newsletter – issue 96

Issue 96 of the Newcastle MND Centre Newsletter is available for download (pdf).


Skydiving in memory of Dad raises £1,323

My amazing dad was diagnosed with MND 2 years ago and sadly past away Christmas 2018. 

After zip wiring over the Tyne from the Baltic roof to raise money for MS, to raise the most money I possibly could for MND, I had to go one stage further. So I decided to face my fears and…


Great North Run 2019

This year’s Great North Run took place on Sunday 8 September – with some 250 or so runners (plus their supporters) making it one of the biggest days in the MNDA year.

Our runners are of all ages, from teen to well past retirement age, and they come in all shapes and sizes and levels of…


The MND register of England, Wales and Northern Ireland

The MND register of England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be the first comprehensive source of information collected by experts about people living with MND and you can play a vital role in its development.

Pioneered by MND specialist Professor Ammar Al-Chalabi of King’s College London and Professor Kevin Talbot of Oxford University, the MND register…


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 of 4 legged friends….


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…