Easter Egg Raffle

Thorntons Charlie Chick Egg and Chokablock Chocolate Extremist Egg,  tickets £1 each, draw taking place Thur 17 April.  See Reception for tickets.

Charity Flowers

We’ve had our first cheque from charity flowers direct for £12.12 which is great.  We need to push this more, can you blog, tweet, Jon can you add a link to the website please.  www.charityflowers.co.uk.  All orders processed with our code MSTCO will mean 15% of the retail value of the flowers will be commission.

URGENT: Spam warning: 13 March 2014 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Spam warning: 13 March 2014

NICE is aware that a spam email is being sent to members of the public regarding cancer test results. Please be assured that this email is not from NICE and we are currently investigating its origin.
If you have received the email, do not open the attachments.
Updates will be made on the website during the day and also via Twitter: @NICEComms

For more information http://www.nice.org.uk/

ILC Open Day – 2 April 2014

Open Days: 

Wed 2 April 10 am to 3pm. Theme:  the Bathroom.
Come and see grab rails, bathboards, bathlifts, toilet raisers, walk in baths, level access showers.  Drop in for coffee and a chat.  See products, find out about local services and much more.  Refreshments available.
Venue:  Peachcroft Christian Centre, Lindsay Drive, Abingdon.  OX14 2RT
​May 2014 – no Open Day.
​There is a National Exhibition, Naidex, at the NEC in Birmingham from 29 April to 1 May.





Get baking!

Date for your diaries:  Get baking!  We need home-made and bought cakes, cookies, etc for Thursday 1st May for our annual cake sale at MEPC during ‘MS Awareness Week’.

Bath Half Marathon

Richard Twine ran the Bath Half Marathon at the weekend.  He completed it in 1 hour 59 :52.  Richard said “It rained all the way, all day, but it was a marvellous experience”.
Thank you to everyone who donated through Richard’s Virgin Giving Page or at the Centre.    Total raised so far: £751
Thank you to Richard for his continuous support to the Centre and we hope Sara is doing well in her recovery.

Spend and Raise Offers

Help raise funds for http://www.spendandraise.com/omstc 
Welcome to our latest Spend and Raise newsletter, packed with lots of great discounts.To get further information on any of the below offers, including details of any discount codes, and to ensure that a donation is generated for your chosen cause, please click through to view the offer and terms on your Spend and Raise eStore.

Top offers

  • Verbaudet – new online customers can get £15 off when they spend £30 or more, whilst existing customers can get 15% off full price items. Discount codes required. Offers end 2nd and 3rd March 2014. Donation: 4.5% New Customers, 2.5% Existing Customers
  • Joules – £20 off orders over £100. Code required. Offer ends Sunday 2nd March 2014. Donation 3.5%
  • MyBag.com – 20% off all full price items. Code required. Valid until Saturday 1st March 2014. Donation 5.5%
  • Virgin Experience Days – Introduction to Curling! Follow in the footsteps of Winter Olympics superstars. You’ll enjoy 60 minutes of one-to-one expert tuition from an experienced curling tutor at England’s only dedicated curling rink, Fenton’s. Glide onto the huge 50m-long ice pad and learn a new sport while having fun at the same time. Donation 8%
  • Wickes – 10% off when you spend £100. Code required. Offer ends Saturday 1st March 2014. Donation 1.5%
  • Yoox – up to 80% off sale. End date to be confirmed. Donation 4.5%
  • Bunches.co.uk – Mother’s Day 10% discount code, free UK delivery, and free milk chocolates. Offer expires Midnight Tuesday 1st April 2014. Donation 6.5%
  • Blacks – end of season sale, with up to half price off. Donation 4%
  • Ugg Australia – Final reductions, up to 50% off. Donation 3.5%
  • Expedia – up to 40% off sale. Book by 28th February 2014. Donation: Flight only 0.5%, Hotel only 4%, Flight + hotel 2.5%, Car hire 5.5%



Brenda Fewings has bought in a Chocoholics Spring catalogue which includes Mother’s Day and Easter Eggs.  The Centre will be getting the commission.  Catalogues and order forms are at the centre.  Cheques made payable  to Mrs P Mulley.  I have several catalogues so if you want to borrow one to show someone else please let me know.

Sainsbury’s Didcot

 We are looking for volunteers to shake a tin at Sainsbury’s Didcot, the dates are :-

Good Friday date April 18th and also May 31st.
Please let Sue know if you are available to help.