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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...
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...