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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...

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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...