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Remap - making things possible, custom made equipment provided free of charge.

16 July 2018

Source Remap: Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers. We help disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. This tailor-made equipment helps people to carry out essential daily tasks without having to ask for help, or helps them take part in leisure occupations or sports that would otherwise be impossible.

Our focus at Remap is to give people independence...

Digesting Science at BMSTC – would you like to take part?

12 June 2018

We are running a digesting science workshop from 12.00 noon Saturday 30th June at the centre. Would you like to take part with your child/children (6-12 years)? If so please contact Henriette.

The Agony of Decision-making when It’s Time to Switch MS Medications

14 May 2018

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today: I’m agonizing over an important decision and it’s driving me crazy. I’m usually a quick decision-maker, but this one is tough.

Have your say with MS-UK!

14 May 2018

On Monday 21 May, Laura from MS-UK will be visiting us to find out what you think they could be doing as a charity to support people in the multiple sclerosis community – people like you!

Carers Lunch Club urgently need a new volunteer coordinator, could you help?

14 May 2018

The Carers Lunch Club meet on the second Thursday of every month from12.00pm to 2.30pm. Barbara Annells has done a sterling job coordinating the club for many years, however, she has decided to stand down at the end of this year. They desperately need someone to step in and volunteer as their coordinator so they can continue to meet.

Did you receive our important request?

20 April 2018

To comply with the new data protection regulation, we recently posted or emailed a request to people on our regular mailing list. We asked if you would like us to stay in touch and what your correspondence preferences were. Thank you to those who have responded to this request.

The missing link: why disabled people can’t afford to #DeleteFacebook

20 April 2018

Source The Guardian: Revelations about internet companies being negligent with our data have prompted a backlash against social media, but for many people in marginalised groups these networks are a vital lifeline

Flying disabled: Trouble in the skies

20 April 2018

Source BBC: Disabled passengers: 'Don’t even think about going to the toilet'

Carers Lunch Club

27 March 2018

MS Carers Lunch Club - 12.00 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month We welcome anyone who cares for someone with MS, so why not try a session or two with us.

Fully accessible bungalow for sale

21 March 2018

One of our members is moving out of the area, she has her fully accessible bungalow on the market and has asked us to share the details with you.

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