ILC Open Day – 4th September 2013

The ILC Open Day “Seating Options” will take place on Wed 4th of September At The Peachcroft Centre. All Welcome. Light snacks tea and coffee will be available to attendees.

Change of venue for ILC Open Days to Peachcroft Christian Centre for the foreseeable future.

Lindsay Drive, Abingdon, OX14 2RT


August 100 Club winners

Congratulations to the July 100 Club winners:-
1st prize, Glady’s Marr
2nd prize, Julia Gower
3rd prize, David Harsant

FDA Approves Stem Cell Clinical Trial For Multiple Sclerosis

Source Reuters:

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Tisch MS Research Center of New York announced today that it has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a Phase 1 trial using autologous neural stem cells in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic human autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that leads to myelin damage and neurodegeneration and affects approximately 2.1 million people worldwide.  Read more here.

Short breaks, respite care and holidays

Source MS Society:
The MS Society is now working with two organisations to make it easier for people with MS and their families and carers to access a range of short breaks, respite care and holidays.

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The Park Club – Milton Park

The Park Club, Milton Park are offering all members, volunteer and employees of the OMSTC monthly membership at £24.99 (minimum 1 year).

Please let Sue know if you are interested and she will give you the details on how to join.

ILC Open Day – Weds 4 September 2013

Next Open Day will be on Wednesday, 4 September from 10 am to 3 pm.    The theme will be Seating and Pressure Care.  We hope to have a range of reclining chairs, armchairs, pressure cushions, office chairs, chair supporting systems etc.  As always all are welcome to attend our Open Days.  Just drop in.  Refreshments available.








July 100 Club Winners

Congratulations to the July 100 Club winners:-
1st prize, Jan Taylor
2nd prize, Roger Nichols
3rd prize, Geoff Fewings

Sainsbury’s Collection

A big thank you to all those who gave up 2 hours of their time to collect at Sainsbury’s Didcot on 12/13 July.

Total amount raised £762.81.

Another collection has been arranged for Friday 20th December at Tesco Didcot, please let Sue know if you can help.


Recycling for Good Causes are now accepting the following:-

  • Stamp albums and collections (not general postage stamps)
  • Binoculars, telescopes and opera glasses
  • Old, first edition and author signed books
  • Model railways and cars (full sets and individual items are welcome)
  • Small bronze figures
  • Medals and other military items
  • Old new foreign currency
  • Old maps and ordinance survey maps
  • Fountain pens, inkwell and desk stands
  • Pocket watches, wrist watches and travel clocks
  • Cigarette cards; lighters, cases, holders and other old smoking related items
  • Fishing equipment
  • Antiques
  • Mobile phones

ILC Open Day

Next Open Day will be on Wednesday, 4 September (10am to 3pm) on the theme of seating and pressure care.

If you would like to see any particular products or suppliers, please let them know.

Open Day at new venue: Peachcroft Community Centre, Lindsay Drive, Abingdon OX14 2RT