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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...
Mark Mcloughlin completed his 25th marathon in Liverpool last weekend.  Mark says “It was a fantastic weekend and a very enjoyable run, probably one of the most enjoyable of the 25 I've completed so far. My time was 4.33.22 which I was pleased with as I had come down with a cold over the weekend”.  Well done Mark, we are so proud of your ...
Slim Chance and Giles Hedley played to  a packed Court theatre in Tring on Saturday night raising £3500 for the Chilterns MS Centre.  A Fabulous evening was had by all and our thanks go to John Stack for organising the event, Tring Brewery and Painshead Farms for supplying the BBQ and all of the wonderful sponsors- Tape Specialities and D...
The Fourways Theatre Company put on a week-long show of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice at Pipers Corner School and Friday was in aid of the Chilterns MS Centre.  A small and intimate audience watched on to an open air stage of performers.  A wonderful evening was had by all despite the rain.   A big thank you to everyone who came ...
We had 76 eager golfers play at Stocks Golf Club near Aldbury on Friday 12 May all to raise money for the Centre.  Despite a few light showers at the start the sun eventually shone for everyone on the day. We were incredibly lucky to have the use of Stocks Golf Club for free with thanks to Alan Draper. Following a delicious two course lunch, w...
Councillor Mimi Harker started the 184 runners off on the Prestwood 10k from Sprinters Leisure Centre on Sunday 14th May. Renowned for being a very picturesque course with the bluebells in full bloom, this year a 5k course attracting 54 runners was also added. The event raised an incredible £7,800 for the Centre, £2,300 more than last year. “This ...
The CSIS Charity Fund has made a tremendous £10,000 grant to the Chilterns MS Centre to help us meet growing demand for our services. Ray Flanigan, a trustee from the charity, came to our Centre last week to hand over the cheque to delighted members, staff and trustees.  The grant will help us to provide our wide range of therapies and suppor...
Another month and another marathon runner for the Centre! This time we would like to congratulate and say thank you to John Appleby who completed the Milton Keynes marathon in a fantastic four hours and 17 minutes and raised almost £600. A pretty impressive time for a first marathon and John knows that the money will go to help people with MS like ...
We are very pleased to have received a £7,000 grant from Aylesbury Vale District Council’s Voluntary & Community Sector Grant Fund, to help provide our physiotherapy service to people with MS living in the AVDC area.  Regular physiotherapy is hugely beneficial in reducing the severity of symptoms for our members. It can increase independe...

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Although we say we don’t know what the future holds, there is one certainty; we won’t be here forever.  For many of us, we would like to leave our affairs in order to make life easier for our dependants.  This is the essence of why planning ahead matters.  In response to recent requests from Chilterns MS Centre members, we will be h...
Last week we delighted to have a cheque presented to us from WYSPA (Wycombe Society of Performing Arts) for a fantastic £450!  They held a collection during their performance of Vicar of Dibley back in February and we would like to say a big thank you to Lynn McMinn and Lucy Baker from WYSPA....

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We would like to give huge congratulations to Susie Cobb (right) and Colin Chapple who both completed the London Marathon last Sunday in aid of the Chilterns MS Centre. A big thank you for supporting us and raising a staggering £2017.28 and £1937.07 respectively, the money raised will provide hours of treatment for local people with MS....
The Chilterns MS Centre’s annual Art Exhibition & Sale took place on the weekend of 11-12 March 2017.  This leading local event saw the Centre open its doors to hundreds of people over the weekend to view and buy the work of over professional and amateur 100 artists including ceramicists, silversmiths, jewellers, glass artists and a black...
Wycombe Wanderers have kicked off the second year of their partnership with the Chilterns MS Centre by handing over a cheque for £1,000 from the FA Community Shield Fund.  The two organisations joined forces earlier this season with the Centre being named the club’s official medical charity partner, enabling Wanderers to benefit from the use ...