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We are TSB Great Missenden's charity of the year and, as part of their fundraising, Jackie Sturt, Branch Manager took part in the Amsterdam Marathon on 15 October to raise money for the Chilterns MS Centre. A big thank to Jackie and her daughter....
A big thank you to the business students at Aylesbury college for volunteering at our Aylesbury Walk the MS Mile event in September. We are delighted to announce that they were so inspired by this event that they will be holding a cake sale and organising their own sponsored walk raising money for us. Thank you....

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A great time was had by all on Friday night at Tring Brewery. Our thanks goes to Richard and his team for hosting a lovely relaxed evening of beer tasting and learning all the ins and outs of the brewery. The beer went down well with the Fish and Chips for dinner. Thank you to everyone who came along on the night and delighted to say £614 was raise...
The Plum Duffs Golf Society held a charity day on Thursday 28th September at Leighton Buzzard Golf Club. Thank you to Geoff Dimmock who is  a member of the golf club, for organising the day, we are incredibly grateful to receive a cheque for £2000 for the Chilterns MS Centre. A fantastic amount raised....
Congratulations Simon on completing his first half marathon at Sunday’s Royal Parks Half Marathon and raising a brilliant amount for the Centre of £740!  Thank you Simon and well done....
A big shout out to Beth Morrison who completed her first half marathon last Sunday in Oxford in just 2h10, a fantastic time Beth and a big thank you for raising a staggering £2538 for the Centre....
A wonderful night was had by the 100 guests that came to see Colin Stevens and Michael Bernstein’s final performance of Flanders and Swann- Drop another hat. Tring Brewery beer was flowing, cheese platters at the interval and everyone had a fabulous night. The evening was a huge success raising £2,600 for the centre. Thank you to everyone who atte...

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70 guests turned out for our first Race Night at Wycombe Wanderers football club on Friday 6 October, hosted by Paul Grew of Pauls Race Night events.  The Race was on as guests placed bets on each race plus they could be a horse owner or jockey. Guests enjoyed a warm plate of pie n mash follow by Lindt chocolate treats.  A lot of fun was ...
The five walks of Walk the MS Mile 2017 are now over. Over 1,300 people have Walked the MS Mile since it was launched in September 2015, raising over £100,000 in just three years.  Hannah and her team would like to thank everyone involved in helping to raise that sum, and awareness of the charity.  Thank you! Click here for more on this...
A big thank you Emma Murray for completing three Tough Mudder challenges in May and September covering 36 miles and 81 obstacles in total  and raising £1840 for the Centre.  Congratulations Emma, you are truly amazing well done.  ...
Well done Katherine Tyler who agreed to abseil down the UK's tallest structure ArcelorMittal Orbit in London with her friend Ronnie in August. Her dad comes to the Centre for treatment and has been using this fantastic Centre for a number of years. Thank you Katherine for supporting the Centre and for raising £80....
We presented a Thank You certificate to Andrew and his partner Caroline who is a Centre Member yesterday. Andrew completed the Maidenhead half marathon for us in September and raised a fantastic £510. Congratulations on completing the marathon, we are very grateful for the fantastic sponsorship money you have raised for us....
Harry Fraser popped into the Centre last week to handover a staggering amount of sponsorship money which he has been collecting over the past few months following the gruelling task - The Grand Union Canal Challenge which took place in May.  A massive CMSC shout out and thank you to Harry for raising an amazing £2750 through off line fundraisi...

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We would like to give huge shout out to Wendy and Frankie who completed their half marathon on Sunday at the Canal Trust two arms on two legs. The 13.1 mile Half Marathon flat course incorporated the Aylesbury, Grand Union and Wendover Arms of the canal. Thank you so much for supporting the Centre and for raising £505 which will give one of our mem...
Walk the MS Mile kicked off again this year in Berkhamsted on Saturday with 30 walkers tackling the mile long route along the picturesque canal path. Opened by Deputy Mayor Rosie Sutton, the walk and collection at Waitrose raised £500. The fundraising team arrived early to set up the branded gazebo, blow up balloons and get the ‘leis’ out which we...
Huge congratulations to Luke Delderfield who completed his first every charity cycle ride last weekend, the Prudential Ride Surrey to London 100. Completing in 4 hours 48minutes, he did incredibly well and so far he has raised a whopping £1292.95 but is still hoping to raise £1500.  Pictures show Luke before (left) and after (right). Terry Ha...
World's End to Land's End is over, with all 311 miles completed with a few extra in the tank. We sounded the final horn at 16:30 and 318 miles done so we didn't end up in the sea! Thank you to all our staff and volunteers that came down on a Saturday and peddled their hearts out. To the Garden Centre staff that jumped on a bike to give us a hand! I...
Last Sunday Steph, Craig and Pawel took on the British 10k, their first ever, all in aid of the Chilterns MS Centre. The team said ‘It was a fantastic day, really well organised and so inspirational to be part of such a fantastic event and we have almost reached £500 in sponsorship. Thank you to everyone who has supported us we are really pleased t...
We were delighted to welcome 14 representatives from Trusts and other funders to our Grant-makers’ Thank You Evening on June 22. Our charity receives a substantial amount of funding from trusts and foundations and we were pleased to have an opportunity to thank some of them personally and to show them how their money has been spent.   Ou...
We had over 70 members at our Annual General Meeting on Sunday 11th June.  We were delighted to welcome Dr Anita Rose, Clinical Neuropsychologist, as our guest speaker.  Dr Anita Rose is a sought after speaker across the globe with her message being one of empowerment to both people who have neurological conditions and to health professi...