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Our Newsletter

It's been a long while since our previous Newsletter appeared in January. We're sorry about the delay, but we think it's been worth the wait. The Newsletter is now available in a web edition specially designed to be easy to read on-screen and we hope you'll like it! If you prefer the two-column booklet layout, you'll find a link where you can download it to your computer.

We offer information, activities, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.


Upcoming events

Updated weeklyUpcoming events

Our big fundraising auction

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORTOur big fundraising auction

Martin's 1000-mile Support Epic

NEWMartin's 1000-mile Support Epic

How we can help you to stay active

How we can help you to stay active

Fundraising by members and friends

2019Fundraising by members and friends

Participate in local research

Participate in local research

Financial and other support for you

Financial and other support for you

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Full details of how to get in touch are on our contact page.

Join us - and meet other people affected by Parkinson's in your area.

Our next meeting will be at . Click here for directions to our venue as well as dates and topics of forthcoming meetings.


Our Autumn Auction

We're planning a fundraising auction in the autumn.

For it to go well we need your help!

Can you provide auction lots? Can you persuade your wealthy acquaintances to turn up and bid for the wonderful lots you will have offered?

YES, of course you can! Visit our auction information page to find more.

Picnic at Blenheim Palace, 11th July 2019
Once again we enjoyed a picnic together in the wonderful setting of Blenheim Palace’s Pleasure Gardens. It’s an ideal location with easy level access, convenient facilities, and shade under handsome trees. We are very grateful to the Palace for generously offering us free admission and for providing very helpful staff who moved tables and chairs to suit our needs.
Swindon Branch hard at work

We are thrilled to learn that our good friends in Swindon Branch have been granted the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. The award will be formally presented to Dave Logan and his team by Sarah Troughton, Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, on 17th July.

You can read more about the background to this prestigious award in an article in the Swindon Advertiser at this link.

New material on our Research page
Our Research Officer, Kevin McFarthing, has been busy again! Alongside a wealth of other useful material, he's added a comprehensive survey of Parkinson's therapies currently in trial or development. You can find it all on our research pages.