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Our first event of 2018 was our annual Quiz Night with 132 quizzers joining together to raise an amazing £2000 for the Chilterns MS Centre. Ross, Kevin and Simon did a brilliant job as our quiz masters, a big thank you. Congratulations to our winners Day Trippers who took home a wine and chocolate hamper, and the wooden spoons went to The Dammed. T...
Rumsey’s Handmade Chocolates has chosen the Chilterns MS Centre to be its charity of the Year for 2018. The award-winning chocolatier, based in Wendover and Thame, will raise much-needed funds to enable the continued treatment and support of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from the local charity’s Wendover centre.   As well as donati...
High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, Will Hobhouse, was so moved by his visit to the Chilterns MS Centre in autumn 2017, he wanted to do something to help our charity.  Knowing the Centre supports 100+ people who live in Herts and have MS, Will suggested he and neighbouring High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Vinod Tailor should launch the charity’s Family...
On Saturday, 3rd March and Sunday, 4th March, the Chilterns MS Centre will be hosting their “Pop Up” Art weekend. Michael Anthony Estate Agents are delighted to be supporting this superb fundraising event. As a business that has been a cornerstone of local trade and industry for over 30 years, we are delighted to be supporting such a worthy cause....
  The Kop Hill Climb is a popular annual car rally held on a steep hill near Princes Risborough. Since its revival nine years ago, it has raised over £440,000 for local community projects and charities. We are delighted to have received £5,000 from the money raised by the Kop Hill Climb event in 2017! This tremendous donation will go towards ...
CMSC member Maggie Gibb , Joanne Taylor and Julia Reffell from JLT Specialty visited the Centre this week to present the Chilterns MS Centre with a donation of £1000. Maggie won £1000 in JLT’s prize draw competition she entered earlier in the year and kindly donated it to the Centre as a thank you for all the support that she receives. We were deli...

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On Tuesday 5 December, our Corporate Friends received an exclusive invitation to enjoy the RAF’s legendary hospitality at beautiful Halton House. Sponsored by EIC Insurance Services, thirty five of our Corporate Friends spent two hours getting to know each other over fizz, canapes and a couple of ice-breaking games! Group Captain James Brayshaw, R...
On behalf of all our members, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Leighton Buzzard Golf Club Ladies Captain Avril Simpson and Adrian Stephenson for raising a staggering £10275 as part of our Charity of the Year partnership. Your commitment and dedication for raising money for the Centre is truly inspiring. We are so very grateful f...
The eagerly awaited Christmas at Halton House was a resounding success for the fourth year. On what was a bitterly cold evening, guests were welcomed by the warmth of a glass of mulled wine and in the splendid Rothschild Country Residence, now the RAF Halton Officers mess. With over 200 guests arriving in their best dress, they were entertained by...
"What a brilliant charity!" said Ben, as he accepted a Gold Corporate Friend plaque on behalf of Mix 96, in recognition of the radio station having gone the extra mile in promoting our Walk the MS Mile events in September.   "It was great to be involved, to meet so many people who use this amazing facility, and great to give something bac...
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...