Welcome to the Gosport and Fareham Group of the Multiple Sclerosis Society
UPDATE ANNOUNCEMENT: New Diary and Newletter added to the website .
We welcome anyone affected by MS to join us in any of our many activities.
We believe that it's important for people affected by MS to not become isolated, so we are really an MS Social Club as well as a mine of information. Check out our leaflet which summarises some of what's available and how to contact us.
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Join us in:
- exercise classes
- tea and chat
- one of our social events
- help to raise funds
What's on for January 2017
Monday 9th January we have craft from 11:00 at the Golden Bowler.
Saturday 14th January we have our New Years dinner at Palmerston Bowling Club. The menu can be found here.
Tuesday 17th January the Mums or Dads with MS and tots meet at PlayZone, Unit A4 Oak Park Industrial Estate, Portsmouth, PO6 3TJ. Fancy joining other parents with MS who would like to meet and have a social time with other parents who have babies or tots under the age or 4. For further information check out the flyer.
Wednesday 18th January *****NEW***** Tea and Chat at Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1BT from 2-4pm. Do come along and meet us in the cafe and share a cup of tea, stay for a chat or pop in for just a short while. You can be assured of a warm welcome from Jo. You can locate it by following the link to Hampshire County Council website.
Friday 20th January we have a store collection at Tescos in Whiteley, PO15 7LL. We are still in need of collectors, please give Steve a call on 07976 054003 if you can lend a hand, your help, even for an hour would be greatly appreciated.
Out in the community that may be of interest to you
- Monday there is an hours seated exercise class at Club Hampshire
- Monday there is also 1/2 hour seated exercise class at Stubbington Library
- Tuesday New Age Kurling at Wallington village hall
- Wednesday exercises at David Lloyd Centre in Port Solent
- Thursday there is a 1/2 hour seated exercise class at Lee-on-the-Solent Library
- Friday exercises at Nuffield Centre with Floyd
- Last Monday in the month Carers Hub, Nobes Hall, Nobes Avenue. An opportunity for carers and those recieving care to obtain information and support. News Article and information and contact details on CCG's website here.
Check out the Fitness Session tabs to the left for further information and as the sessions are not run by the branch check the sessions are actually running on that day with the various establishments before venturing out.
On Saturday 3rd June 2017 we have a team of 12 people who will be sailing down the Spinnaker Tower to raise money for the branch.
On Saturday 10th June 2017 we will be holding the branch AGM.
Help and Advice
Juliette Hewitt our secretary and support officer can be contacted on 02392 581406 or through the contact page on this site. She has been a major part of the local branch for many years and is a mine of information on all matters related to coping with MS.
We also have a lovely lady called Julie Hawksworth who is part of the branch's Welfare Team. She has MS herself and is a qualified psychiatric nurse and bereavement counsellor. She is happy to be a listening ear and is available to talk, give advice or have a natter almost all the time. Contact her on home: 01329 510819, mobile: 07812 997178 or through the contact page on this site.
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