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  • May Branch Meeting 2013

    Western Isles MS Branch   Monthly Meeting   Venue:  Grianan Day Centre   Date:   14 March 2013   Present:   Mr Donnie White, Mrs Christine Macleod, Miss Anne M Macleod Apologies:  Mrs Christine Stewart, Mr James Maclennan   Due to insufficient numbers we were unable to proceed with this

  • Christmas Bazaar…… update

    This years Christmas Bazaar is held in the Town Hall Stornoway. The date we are booked for is Thursday 20th December 2012. We could possibly look at having a tea, coffee and cakes stall may be a hamper for raffle. Any donations or baking would be much appreciated. A total of £98 was raised  this year, we were one of the fortunate tables others made very little if anything . Many thanks to all who

  • Carers Rights Day: Friday 30 November 2012

      Dear branch chairs and lead support volunteers,   Carers Rights Day: Friday 30 November 2012   As you will hopefully have heard, this year’s Carers Rights Day will be held on Friday 30 November.Carers Rights Day is all about getting information to carers. Around three quarters of people with MS will rely on informal care and support from family and friends at some point in their lives, so we need to make sure the carers and families of people with MS are getting all the information and support they need.  

  • Branch AGM

    Venue: Grianan Day Centre Date: 13/11/12 Present: Donald White, Delphine MacDonald, Muriel Mackenzie, Christine Macleod, Rachel Morrison, Jamie Maclennan, Margaret Smith, Roddy MacDonald Apologies:  Anne Macleod and Moira Macpherson Appointment of Committee Members: Chairman - Donald White  - Proposer - Muriel Mackenzie;  Seconded - Jamie Maclennan Vice-Chair - James Maclennan - Proposer - Christine Stewart; Seconded - Donald  White Secretary - Christine  Macleod - Proposed - Christine Stewart; Seconded - Margaret Smith Treasurer - Christine Stewart - Proposed - Margaret Smith; Seconded - James Maclennan Fundraising Committee: Margaret Smith, Christeen Macleod, Delphine Macdonald, Christine Stewart, Donnie White. Grants Committee : Christeen Macleod, Christine Stewart and Jamie Maclennan   Minutes of previous meeting circulated and approved.   Matters Arising: 1. 

  • May Branch Meeting

    Western Isles MS Society Monthly Branch Meeting Venue: Grianan Day Centre Date: 08/05/2012 Present: Donnie White, Fallon MacArthur, Gary MacDonald, Anne Macleod, Delphine Macdonald and Christine Stewart Apologies: Muriel Mackenzie, Paul Morrison and Angela Bryden Matters arising: Heb Cycle Challenge Registration forms see web page Promote charity cycle All participants insured £10 registration fees for charity cycle see web page for forms do you know of anyone willing to take part £30 registration fees for challenge see web page for forms Volunteers required to Marshall roads Coastguard volunteer Marshall off road Bike and helmets hired from Alex Dan cycle shop Round Table to organise B-B-Q End of event B-B-Q and prize

  • In Aid of MS and Hyperbaric Unit

    Hebridean Cycle

  • Euroclean Customers

    The sum of £120 was gifted to the branch by the Euroclean customers, a good will token by the owner Louie Shields, doing some repairs and asking to support a charity rather than charge. Excellent way of raising monies and awareness! A certificate of appreciation was given to

  • April Branch Meeting

    Western Isles MS Society Monthly Branch Meeting Venue:  Grianan Day Centre Date: 10/ 04/ 2012 Present: Donnie White, Margaret Smith, Anne Macleod, Paul Morrison, Muriel Mackenzie, Angela Bryden and Christine Stewart  Apologies: none Matters Arising: Rachel Morrison appointed as MS Nurse, to commence training in October see web page Cake Break 4 May - anyone signed up?   see web page MS Week 30 April- 6May Volunteers Week 1-7 June lack of support for Branch, where is every one ? more speakers invited to meetings STY Co-op  2012 charity, MS and Renal unit

  • Appointment of Nurse

    NHS WI  have appointment Nurse Rachel Morrison as MS Nurse for the Western Isles. [caption id="attachment_1936" align="aligncenter" width="256" caption="L-R,Chief Executive Gordon Jamieson Donnie White Rachel Morrison MS nurse and Christine Stewart"]

  • Short Breaks

    The MS Society's new approach to short breaks phone 0131 335 4050 or email This can't be done through the