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Last update : 9 December, 2017
 
8 Dec 2017 Many thanks to everyone who donated to the food bank appeal on Thursday. it was truly amazing to see such generosity form our members.
   
5 Dec 2017 Our weekly meetings will end on 21st December for Christmas and resume on Thursday 11th January 2018 at 10am in the Parochial Centre. New members welcome.
   
3 Dec 2017 Many thanks to Hugh O'Neill, President of Killymoon Golf Club, for the cheque presented to the group today for £800. The money was raised from a Golf Classic held recently at Killymoon Golf Club.
  Killymoon Golf Club fundraiser
   
11 Nov 2017 Insight Boccia Tournament at MUSA. The Eagles got to the final the and just missed top spot by two shots. Well done Tom, Una and Aaron. Well done also to the Meerkats on getting to the semi-finals.
  Boccia Runners Up
   
27 Sep 2017 The Cookstown Multiple Sclerosis Help and Support group are delighted to announce that they are now fully registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland. Our Charity Registration Number is NIC106817.
  Charity Commission Northern Ireland
25 Sep 2017 We are pleased to announce that this Thursday, the head nurse from the Oaks Family Practice will be giving a talk to the group and handing out information on sepsis. Carers and family members are all welcome.
   
19 Sep 2017 The final total raised from our bag-packing day at Asda Cookstown on 9th September was £419. Thanks to all our volunteers and to Janice for making this fundraiser such a huge success. Thanks to all those Asda customers who contributed on the day and to Asda Cookstown.
   
29 Aug 2017 Our group meetings will resume in the Fairhill Parochial Centre on 7th September 2017. New members welcome.
   
29 Aug 2017 Preparations are almost complete for our bag-packing day at Asda Cookstown on 9th September. We will be in attendance from 10am to 4pm.
  MS Awareness Day - Asda Cookstown
   
14 Jul 2017 The group have now ended their weekly meetings for the year and are now taking a break for the summer. Meetings will resume in the Fairhill Parochial Centre in September.
   
10 Jul 2017 The Cookstown MS Help and Support had lunch in the Royal Hotel on Friday 7th July 2017. It was very well attended with some 40 people in attendance. Many thanks to the Royal Hotel, whose service was second to none and could not not have been more helpful once again.
   
28 Jun 2017 There was a fantastic turnout for the Cookstown MS Help and Support Information Night in the Royal Hotel last night (Tuesday 27th June). more
   
20 May 2017
Information Night Cookstown Multiple Sclerosis Help and Support invite you to our Information Night on Tuesday 27th June 2017 in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown. Commencing at 7pm, the guest speaker for the evening will be Dr Gavin McDonnell MD FRCP. Dr McDonnell is a Consultant Neurologist who specialises in Multiple Sclerosis in the Neurology Department of Belfast City Hospital.
   
21 Apr 2017 The group had their away day in April. More later.
   
20 Apr 2017 The annual Easter Knitted Chick sale make some £2,650 profit.
   
18 Feb 2017 Cookstown Multiple Sclerosis Help and Support are holding a Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day in Asda Cookstown on Friday 10th March 2017. This will be an information day and members of the group will be on hand to talk to people about MS and about the group. More later.
  MS Awareness Day - Asda Cookstown
   
17 Feb 2017 Members of the group are competing in a Boccia competition next Wednesday, 22nd February, at Cookstown Leisure Centre. The event commences around 11am.
   
16 Feb 2017 The group had their Christmas Dinner in the Glenavon Hotel on 16th February 2017. Photos here.
   
08 Feb 2017 The 2017 Easter Knitted Chick and Creme Egg fundraiser has commenced. The very successful and popular annual Knitted Chicks are available from various outlets already. More details later.
   
5 Dec 2016 The group will finish their Thursday meetings for Christmas on 17th December. They will resume on Thursday 12th January 2017 at the Parochial Centre as per usual.
   
1 Dec 2016 Cookstown Multiple Sclerosis Help and Support are delighted that Thomas McDonald has raised £4.500 for the group from his Dublin City Marathon run and other associated fundraising. Many thanks to Thomas for his kindness. more
  Dublin Marathon 2016
   
28 Nov 2016 Congratulations to our Boccia team who came out on top in a recent competition.
  Boccia Champions 2016
   
22 Nov 2016 Kinturk donated the fantastic sum of £4,000 to the group recently. More on this later.
   
15 Nov 2016 Many thanks to Celine Turkington of Celine Classic Fashions at Turkington Interiors for their Fashion Show on Friday 14th October 2016. They have donated the tremendous total of £1,000.
  Fashion Show 2016
   
14 Sep 2016 Celine Classic Fashions at Turkington Interiors are having their annual Fashion Show on Friday 14th October 2016 ay Turkington's. Proceeds to Cookstown MS Help and Support group. More details below and on their Facebook page.
  Turkington's Fashion Show
   
12 Sep 2016 Congratulations to one of our long-standing members, Robert Boyd, who reached the grand old age of eighty in August. Many thanks to Robert and his family who have kindly donated £380 they raised from a family barbecue.
   
23 Aug 2016 Our weekly meetings resume on Thursday 8th September 2016 at 10am in the Parochial Centre. New members welcome.
   
15 Aug 2016 The group had a well attended lunch this week.
   
08 Jul 2016 The group received £200 from the Charity Token campaign in Asda Cookstown.
   
01 Jul 2016 Mecca Performance Gym, Sweep Road, Cookstown, dropped in with a cheque for £50.
   
27 Jun 2016 The group meeting this week was a talk on the changing government benefits system by Ursula.
   
22 Jun 2016 Holy Trinity School raised £160 for the group through a football tournament.
   
07 Jun 2016 The photos from the 2016 Tractor Run are now on the website - Tractor Run 2016. The Tractor Run raised £375.
   
07 Jun 2016 The video from the parachute jump is now on Youtube - Cookstown Multiple Sclerosis Help and Support Parachute Jump May 2016
   
07 Jun 2016 The photos from the parachute jump are now on the website - Parachute Jump 2016. The Parachute Jump raised £1,695 plus the quiz raised another £230.
   
06 Jun 2016 The photos from the cycle run (Gables Restaurant) are now on the website - 2016 Cycle Run. The Cycle Run raised £980.
   
05 Jun 2016 The photos from the boccia tournament are now on the website - 2016 Boccia Tournament
   
28 May 2016 Kildress Bowling Club presented the group with a cheque for £240.
   
22 May 2016 The annual Dunamore Dance raised £365.
   
1 May 2016 The annual Easter Knitted Chick sale make some £2,000 profit.
   
14 Feb 2016 A anonymous donation of £300 was received.
   
22 Jan 2016 The Christmas Dinner takes place tonight, Friday 22nd January 2016, at the Braeside.
   
16 Jan 2016 Rose Quinn raised a magnificent £300 for the group completing an 80 mile sponsored cycle for the group.
   
15 Jan 2016 Easter Knitted Chick production is in full swing. More details later.
   
   
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