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  Walkers go the distance for those with MS Annual event was the biggest ever, raising over £12,000 so far! Members and friends of the Chilterns MS Centre braved the rain on 22 September to walk, wheel and scoot around Aylesbury town centre.  Spirits were not dampened as 150 walkers and riders of all ages took part in the 1 mile walk t...
  Special Yoga Fundraiser If you fancy taking part in yoga sessions and raising money for the Chilterns MS Centre at the same time, why not sign up to one of the Yoga Fundraising classes taking part in Tring over the next few weeks.  Local couple Gill and Phil Ansty will be running special classes along with other highly-qualified teach...
  Celebrating one year of Corporate Friends We celebrated our first year of Corporate Friends which was hosted by our charity partner Rumsey’s Chocolatier on Wednesday 27 June.  Our Corporate Friends were welcomed with drinks and canapés kindly sponsored by Penman Sedgwick.  After a spot of chocolate making with none other tha...
  Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world. The people behind Small Charity Week are running a competition from Monday 18- Saturday 2...
The 14th annual Prestwood 10k and 5k runs took place on Sunday 13 May.  It was a fantastic day with a great turnout and the weather was kind too!  Lots of runners enjoyed the challenging course and were supported by their families and a very friendly bear. The race times can be found here. Photos from the runs can be viewed here.  ...
We were delighted to receive visitors from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Buckinghamshire Masons this week. Barry Sparks, Provincial Grand Secretary, and Andrew Hough presented the Centre with a £30k cheque from the Masonic Charitable Foundation which will go towards 850 hours of physiotherapy. They spent time talking to a few of our members about w...

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We had 76 eager golfers play at Stocks Golf Club near Aldbury on Friday 27 April all to raise money for the Centre.  Despite a few light showers, the heavy showers that were forecast missed us completely. 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, we...
Sunday 29th April marked the end of MS Awareness week with Afternoon Tea at the Abbey. Missenden Abbey kindly hosted 65 guests for a delicious afternoon tea. Simon Davis serenaded them with beautiful Spanish guitar as they sipped their tea and cakes.  ...
We are thrilled that we have been chosen by the staff at Marks and Spencer Aylesbury as their local charity of the year. Over the course of the next 12 months staff at the high street store will be taking part in fundraising events and encouraging customers to donate their spare change. They aim to raise a total of £5000 on our behalf through event...
The latest season of our partnership with Wycombe Wanderers Football Club came to a fantastic end with our match day collection on Saturday 21st April.  The fans dug deep and we raised over £1800 in total, which includes a very generous donation from Haines Watts for the executive box.  This was our most successful collection there to dat...
The Chilterns MS Centre is the official charity partner of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club and we will be special guests at Adams Park on Saturday 21st April to raise awareness and fundraise for the Centre. Celebrating the completion of the second season of the partnership, the upcoming matchday will give us the opportunity to meet Chairboys fans a...
We are delighted to announce that local company iLECSYS, national suppliers of industrial electrical components and enclosures, are celebrating 25 years in business by supporting the Chilterns MS Centre. The five year pledge of £250 each month will make a real difference to those that visit the Centre to receive treatment for the symptoms of multip...
For the second year in a row, the CSIS Charity Fund has given the Chilterns MS Centre a fantastic grant of £10,000 to help us meet growing demand for our services. The grant will help us to continue to offer therapies and support services not currently available on the NHS to those with multiple sclerosis (MS). With the right treatments and suppor...

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We are delighted to say that despite The Beast from the East’s best efforts, our latest Pop Up Art Show beat all previous totals, raising an amazing £14,300 for the Centre! That’s £200 more than last year despite having to cancel our preview day due to the snow. Over the two days we welcomed 800 visitors to the Centre, who viewed work from 94 artis...
Lovely visit to the Chilterns MS Centre on Saturday morning from the Haddenham Hillbillies who came to present a cheque to us for cycling 400 miles in 4 days last summer and raising a staggering £7633.05. A big thank you from all of us here at the Centre, it was a privilege to meet you and to be able to show you around the Centre so you can see fir...

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Louisa and friends Sarah, Wendy, Sue and Elisabeth held a Charity event on Saturday 20th January, hosted by Matt & Wendy Randall, at the Lacey Green Millennium Hall. A great night of Burns verse, tartan, whisky, Scottish dancing and laughter was had by us all. The organisers would like to thank all who came along to the evening, which helped t...
240 guests enjoyed the amazing talents of Colin Stevens and Margaret Flanigan taking us to Russia with Love with their two pianos. There were also two guest soloists Anna Stevens and Alexander Pullen playing the piano and Marimba and they were sensational. Alexander is a finalist in the 2018 Percussion Final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year a...

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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...