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News 2018

 

#youandmeagainstHD is our new campaign to raise our supporter base by three by 2020. Watch Staccy and Lisa’s stories below about why we need more supporters and join our family to fight HD.
 


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Saddle up for Bike Aboot Bute

Cyclists are being urged to saddle up for a trip ‘Doon the Water’ to join a Bike Aboot Bute tour in aid of the Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA). The charity, the only one in the country supporting families living with the degenerative neurological condition Huntington’s disease (HD), is organising a

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Association welcomes Frank’s Law

Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) welcomes the recent change in the law concerning charges for personal care services. From April 2019, Frank’s law (named after former Dundee United footballer, Frank Kopel) will mean, people under 65, receiving social care support will no longer incur charges, matching the existing free care arrangements

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Paisley poet takes top spot in competition

A Paisley poet picked up a top prize in a competition to highlight the impact of a devastating neurological condition. Basia Palka was a winner in the ‘The light beyond the shadow’ competition organised by the Scottish Huntington’s Association to highlight the impact the degenerative condition, Huntington’s disease, (HD) has

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Drongan girl breaks £6K barrier for charity

Former Kyle Academy pupil Deborah Beaton has smashed the £6K fundraising barrier to help families living with a devastating neurological condition. Deborah completed this year’s Virgin London Marathon in 4 hours 38 minutes in aid of Scottish Huntington’s Association, the only charity in the country supporting families impacted by the

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Aberdeen runner breaks £4000 barrier for charity

Aberdeen runner Steven Henderson has smashed the £4000 fundraising barrier to help families impacted by the degenerative neurological condition Huntington’s disease (HD).   Steven raised the sum on his second London Marathon in aid of the Scottish Huntington’s Association, the only charity in the country supporting families living with the

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Carers’ conference comes to Stirling

Families impacted by the degenerative neurological condition Huntington’s disease (HD) gathered at the Golden Lion in Stirling recently. Organised by the Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA), their Carers Conference focused on sharing experiences and looking at new ways of helping families cope with living with HD. HD is a complex condition

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Skydivers wanted for charity jump 

Anyone who has ever fancied free falling from 10,000 feet can now realise their dream and raise some much needed cash for a good cause. Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) is on the lookout for daredevils in the Angus area to take part in a charity sky dive. The charity is

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