Wales, South West and West Midlands

Get in touch with your local Regional Development Manager, Charles Horton.

Charles has been with Muscular Dystrophy UK for over 22 years. He has an exciting range of fundraising events happening in the region every year and has built up a network of volunteers, support branches and local fundraising groups.

Family funds:

Family funds are a great way for families to fundraise for Muscular Dystrophy UK to keep our vital research moving forward. Family funds in this area are:

Branches and Fundraising Groups

Our branches and fundraising groups are all volunteers, many of which have been involved with Muscular Dystrophy UK for many years. Each of our branches and fundraising groups supports us in different ways, through fundraising, raising awareness, campaigning for the provision of better services, and supporting people in their communities affected by muscle-wasting conditions.

North Wales

Aberystwyth branch
Contact name: Ann Hughes
Contact number: 01974 202523

Porthmadog branch
Contact name: Rhian Roberts
Contact number: 07817 202586

Wrexham branch
Contact name: Kathleen Prince
Contact number: 01978 352198

South Wales

Penarth branch
Contact name: Liz or Nic Morgan
Contact number: 02920 711309
Contact email:

Cardiff and the Eastern Valleys Fundraising group
Contact name: Stephen or Anola Hiles
Contact number: 029 224 17967

South West England

Royal Forest of Dean branch
Contact name: Roger or Barbara Gilson
Contact email:

Salisbury branch
Contact name: Linda Henstridge
Contact number: 01722 331573
Contact email:

Tavistock branch
Contact name: Alison Carreck
Contact email:

Cornwall branch
Contact name: Alison Lenson
Contact number: 01637 880210

West Midlands

Kings Heath and Moseley branch
Contact name: Marion Wilson
Contact number: 07738 886320
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Knowle and Dorridge branch
Contact name: Hazel Hopkins
Contact number: 0121 246 0924
Contact email:

Want to get involved? Sign up to be a volunteer fundraiser in your area