Press releases and statements

Muscular Dystrophy UK responds to Government’s shielding announcement

Rob Burley, Director of Campaigns, Care and Support at Muscular Dystrophy UK, said: “Many people living with muscle-wasting conditions will welcome this development – but for some it will not be appropriate....

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  • Tesco staff gunning for charity cash!

    22/07/2009

    – For immediate release – Last week, 14-year-old Harry Watson from Packington, Ashby-de-la-Zouche, was made guest of honour at a charity clay pigeon shoot as Tesco staff in Market Bosworth took their best shot to raise an incredible £57,5...

  • Suffolk brewer raises a glass to charity campaign

    22/07/2009

    – For immediate release – Southwold brewer Adnams is raising a glass to charity by backing the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign as Tesco Charity of the Year 2009....

  • Tesco backs charity campaign with ATM donations

    21/07/2009

    – For immediate release – Tesco Personal Finance (TPF) is giving customers the opportunity to support the Tesco Charity of the Year, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, just by using a cash machine at Tesco....

  • Gift Card design makes Bradley youngest ever Tesco designer – on sale nationwide now!

    30/06/2009

    – For immediate release – A budding five-year-old artist has become the youngest ever designer for Tesco and looks set to raise a staggering £20,000 for a charity close to his heart by putting pen to paper to create a brand new Tesco Gif...

  • Public Transport going nowhere with disability, prove young campaigners

    07/05/2009

    – For immediate release – Disabled commuters forced to pay more for an inconsistent and inaccessible public transport system across the UK, as revealed by a three month undercover investigation published today....

  • “Lives are being ruined and cut unnecessarily short”

    24/03/2009

    – For immediate release – Families with rare illnesses are experiencing severe financial hardship and many are seeing loved ones’ lives drastically shortened due to a lack of specialist care, according to the first ever national patient s...

  • Major breakthrough for South West healthcare service

    19/03/2009

    – For immediate release – Muscular Dystrophy Campaign supporters have secured a £1million investment into healthcare services for the 5,000 children and adults living with muscle disease across the South West of England....

  • Essential Services for Vulnerable Families Under Threat in Northern Ireland

    19/03/2009

    Today a group of families and leading clinicians will present a hard-hitting report, published by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, to MLAs and Government Minister Jeffrey Donaldson MP MLA illustrating that children living with muscle disease in Northern Ir...

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