Branch news

“South Yorkshire Branch spent a wonderful evening at the Botanical Gardens in Sheffield - the weather was superb as was the guided tour. During some well earned refreshments, Dame Pamela Shaw gave a talk which included a quick resume of the latest research news from SITRaN - fascinating and encouraging news from our research friends." - Mel White, Branch Chair    More photos on Flickr

Read our latest branch Summer Newsletter 2019

Thanks again to Hallowes Golf Club for their continued support. This is a fantastic fundraiser for us and the weather was great this year. Please take a look at the photo album on Flickr

Congratulations and thanks to all our runners who took part in the Sheffield Half Marathon. There's an album of photos on Flickr

Important Diary Dates:

Sunday July 28th - Walk to D'Feet Lakeside Doncaster.

Not long to go..see you there !

Sunday 25th August

Big Steps of Hope Tribute walk. Graves Park Sheffield. Join Vicky Paeschel on this 5K fund-and-awareness raising walk to d'feet MND.  All the family are welcome to this fun day which includes 2 laps around the beautiful Graves Park. Register here.

Saturday 5th October - There is a great programme for the Folk Concert at Denby Dale this autumn with all proceeds going to branch funds. Contact our Chair Mel White - or 07870 298985 or see events

Saturday 2nd November 1940's Dinner Dance. Holiday Inn Rotherham.  Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the MND Association.

In need of some peace and calm in a welcoming space ? The Cavendish Care Centre Sheffield are holding Relaxation Sessions at their centre, for families affected by MND £5.00 per session.

Clifford House. Whirlow Sheffield:  

Opening times. 10.00am - 4.00pm Tues Weds Thurs. Weds 5pm - 7.00pm
A place to relax and socialise within beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Open to everyone affected by an illness that has no cure. There is a monthly timetable of activities to chose from and advice and information from professionals and volunteers. St Lukes Clifford House

"Research Today: Implications for Tomorrow"

This talk, given at the Sheffield Open meeting last year generated a lot of interest. Dr Brian Dickie from the association, explained how they work closely with the fantastic SITraN facility here in Sheffield. The association's research pages give an overview of what is happening, plus fact sheets and information on how to get involved. The research blog gives up to date scientific news, and you can get this sent directly to your own email address.

The Association is constantly updating its Publications and Resources. The link below will help you decide if you want to know more about the many aspects of living with MND on a day to day basis. There are many different formats to chose from and help is always available if you want something explained in more detail.  All the information you need.

To donate directly to the South Yorkshire branch JustGiving page please follow the link below.

Cheques made payable to MND Association South Yorkshire can be sent to our Treasurer Paul Hebblethwaite 55 Newfield Lane Sheffield S17 3DD or can be paid in directly to the branch account 02972378 sort code 30-96-09

To join your own JustGiving fundraising page to our branch team members page please use the link below and click  join the team. Full instructions are at the bottom of our events and fundraising page.



For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262