South West afternoon tea

South West afternoon tea

Muscular Dystrophy UK and South West Neuromuscular Network afternoon tea: Friday 5th July, 12.30pm to 3pm, The Canalside, Marsh Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6LQ Come along to an afternoon tea in Bridgwater in Somerset, on Friday 5th July, which is being jointly organised by Muscular Dystrophy UK and the South West Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network. […]

South West Muscle Group workshop in Plymouth

Join us at a Muscle Group meeting in Plymouth on Saturday 30 March from 1pm to 3pm at Future Inn Plymouth, 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park, Plymouth PL6 5ZD Muscle Groups are a great way to meet people affected by muscular dystrophy or a related neuromuscular condition in your local area and share […]

South West Muscle Group workshop in Bristol

Join us at a Muscle Group meeting in Bristol on Saturday 23 March from 1pm to 3pm at The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ  Muscle Groups are a great way to meet people affected by muscular dystrophy or a related neuromuscular condition in your local area and share information and advice in […]

Lukes Army Go-Orange Gala Dinner

Join us for a night to remember on Friday 18 October 2019 for our Go Orange Gala Dinner at the lavish Old Down Manor in Tockington, South Gloucestershire as we raise funds for the Duchenne Research Breakthrough Fund. A glass of prosecco and stunning show choir Amplify will greet you on arrival at this stunning […]

The Weston Community Mile

Will you ‘move a mile for muscles’ this Spring? Muscular Dystrophy UK are very pleased to be the official charity partner for the Weston Community Mile 2019. This one mile course is fully accessible on hard surfaces and suitable for wheelchair users. The mile long fun run is designed to encourage first time runners, families, friends, colleagues […]

JPT funded software allows Steve to continue campaigning on disability

Bristol-based Steve Ledbrook, who has Becker muscular dystrophy, is an active campaigner and a member of the Muscular Dystrophy UK Trailblazers. With a grant from the Joseph Patrick Trust (JPT), Steve has bought equipment and software that will boost his campaigning. Communication is, of course, vital to campaigning. And when you live with a progressive

Devon Dad spends Father’s Day prepping for 100-mile canoe challenge

While many Dads will be taking it easy this Father’s Day, 42-year-old Sean Keenan will be completing his training for next week’s epic 100-mile canoe challenge to raise vital funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK. Sean’s three sons – James (11), Joshua (4) and Myles (4) all have the life-limiting condition Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Over the

Snowdonia Zip wire

Join ‘Team Orange’ and experience the thrill of the longest zipline in Europe (and the fastest in the world!) from the top of Bethesda Quarry in the heart of the beautiful Snowdonia countryside. Zipworld Velocity is “The Nearest Thing to Flying”! This adrenalin fueled attraction offers you a totally unique experience where speeds in excess […]

Mary’s Make Today Count Story

I’m taking part in Make Today Count 2018 for my nephew David who had muscular Duchenne dystrophy and passed away when he was just 19 years old. He was always such a happy little boy and always had a massive smile on his face,” said Mary Sharland from Swansea. Make Today Count is one of


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