Parkinson's UK Oxford Branch Parkinson's UK, our parent charity

July 2019

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In this issue


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Welcome to new members

A list of members who have joined us since the last Newsletter was published

Wendy Benson

Park’s Larks, continued

The third instalment of the poetical saga of Mr Park and his family

Pen Keyte

A Guide to Walking Well

Guidance and information from an internationally-led walking workshop at Oxford Brookes University

Jonathan Bromley

Keep up to date with research

A quick guide to the world of Parkinson’s research, how to get involved and how to learn more

Diana Townsend

Me and My Theracycle

Experience with a new kind of exercise machine

Pen Keyte

Falling and how to prevent it

Expert advice from Aimee Petrie on how to protect yourself against falls

Sally Bromley

My fall - could it be your fall?

A warning from my own experience about the consequences of falling

Sally Bromley

Cream Tea

Our summer garden fundraiser on 30th June

Parkinson’s UK

Employment survey

If you are a working-age person with Parkinson’s, our parent charity needs your help in their campaigning

Pen Keyte

Recycling for Parkinson’s

A new, easy-to-use recycling scheme that will help to raise money for the Branch

Ian Sargent

First Steps to Salisbury (and back)

A visit to Salisbury and District Branch, with a talk on First Steps by Ian

David Salisbury

Pub Quizzes - Cheating for Parkinson’s

A fun way to raise funds and raise awareness

Jonathan Bromley

Brain Awareness Week: Picturing Parkinson’s at the Ashmolean

An interactive exhibition of Parkinson’s-inspired 3-D artwork at the Ashmolean Museum to mark Brain Awareness Week

Jenyth Worsley

Picturing Parkinson’s Art Workshop

A workshop on 10th June with artist Jan Sargeant, who has Parkinson’s

Pen Keyte

Committee Profile: Kit Marriott

This month’s Committee member profile covers Kit Marriott and his work as Fundraiser

David Casey

The Great Gatsby Ball and London Marathon

Astonishing fundraising efforts by Chris Casey, son of our member David

Jonathan Bromley

Getting the most out of our website

First in a series featuring useful information you can find on the Branch’s own website


Members who have passed away recently