Posts By: Karen Jones

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

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… Read more »

Do you or your partner have MS? Would you like to help design an app to help people with MS manage fatigue?

The University of Sheffield has asked for volunteers to help with their research study.  They asked a group of people with Multiple Sclerosis, and a group of healthcare professionals, about what they thought the contents and appearance of a fatigue management app should be. They would like to know how far you agree or disagree with the… Read more »

Dates for your dairies

Dates for your dairies: Friday 12th October – MS Quiz Night, Conservative Club, Didcot Sunday 18th November – Harwell Xmas Craft Fair (half proceeds to the centre) Saturday 15th December and Thursday 20th December – Steventon Choral Society, Steventon Village Hall Further details nearer the time…

Milton Park Newsletter – June 2018

June Newsletter Best Car Free Day yet! We know we’ve only hosted two, but this year was the best yet with it being bigger and better than last year, there was a lot of buzz and social media activity. Read more On-site News Summer Food Festival with the Wandering Feast Read article Why E-Bikes are… Read more »

Volunteers needed

We really are in need of volunteers to help collect at Tesco Abingdon (big one) on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July.  Do you have 1.5hrs you can spare?  Please contact Sue.


As you are probably aware, the law on how companies collect, manage and use personal data changed on 25th May 2018 when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.  As you are one of our members who access our services, we need to comply with this.  To keep things simple, we’ve updated our… Read more »

Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed to help with charity collection at Tesco Extra Abingdon on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July.  Please can you help do a 1.5hr session?  We struggled for volunteers at Millets on Saturday (Millets collection raised £372.16).  Please help if you can……

Having MS is enough. It shouldn’t be made harder by a welfare system that doesn’t make sense.

Source MS Society: “Welfare support is vital for many people with MS. It helps us manage the extra costs of the condition, stay in work for longer and participate fully in society.” “Yet our welfare system too often ignores invisible symptoms like pain and fatigue and fails to recognise how MS symptoms fluctuate.” The assessment… Read more »