Blog: Centre News

Summer road resurfacing in Reading starts in August - you might want to check your journey to the Centre

21 July 2017

Source Reading Borough Council:

READING Borough Council’s annual summer major roads resurfacing programme is set to begin on Tuesday 1st August.

This year’s programme will see resurfacing work on fifteen sections of main roads, covering more than 34,000m2 of road surface across the borough.

The programme is expected to last for up to five weeks, weather permitting. Works will be temporarily suspended over the Reading Festival period on the traffic sensitive routes,...

MS Society Research Talk 9th September 2017 at the Hilton Hotel Reading

19 July 2017

There will be an event focused on research into MS on Saturday 9th September, at the Reading Hilton Hotel. This will give an overview of the exciting areas of MS research, as well as highlighting what we do as a Society to drive research forward. The speaker will be Dr David Coutts.

How to Improve MS Related Imbalance

11 July 2017

Source: Multiple Sclerosis News Today

One of the earliest symptoms that appeared before my multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis was imbalance. I remember turning my head to look at something and feeling slightly off-balance. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but that wobbly sensation gradually increased through the years.

Occasionally, I would bump into walls and nearly fall, appearing drunk, and clumsy. I knew something was off, but I wasn’t sure what was causing my...

Aquarium help needed

11 July 2017

We were donated an aquarium a few years ago and are desperate for some help to manage and maintain it properly.

Fancy a holiday in Jersey?

5 July 2017

Fancy a holiday in Jersey? This accessible accommodation comes highly recommended by one of our members.

Drivers in Bracknell warned over blue badge 'scam'

5 July 2017

Source: BBC

Drivers in Bracknell are being warned about a website which overcharges disabled drivers for their "blue badge" parking permit.

MS Society Hydrotherapy sessions at Royal Berkshire Hospital

5 July 2017

Source: Reading, Wokingham and Districts MS Society

Our friends at the Reading, Wokingham and Districts MS Society branch offer Hydrotherapy sessions at Royal Berkshire Hospital every Wednesday 5-6 p.m. & 6-7 p.m.

Vote for BMSTC to win a share of £20,000

20 June 2017

Congratulations to the Newbury Weekly News as they celebrate their 150th anniversary. To celebrate they will be supporting local charities with a share of £20,000.