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News 2018


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

 


Until the penny drops

Colleagues from the Huntington’s Disease Association of England and Wales and I attended Parliament on 21st February, to meet Treasury Minister John Glen to discuss the difficult issues around access to insurance for people with a genetic risk for HD. Read more.


Charity spots now open for Loch Lomond hike and bike

Hike and bike around Loch Lomond this Spring and raise some much needed funds for one of the country’s leading neurological charities.

The Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) has secured five places on the 7.5 mile hike along the West Highland Way and 30 mile cycle through the Trossachs. Read more.


Take to the floor for Southside charity ceilidh night

Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, Glasgow is the venue for a charity ceilidh night on Saturday 17 March that will be reeling and jigging in aid of the Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA).

Read more.


Calling cyclists to ‘Ride the Clyde’

Cyclists looking for a New Year charity challenge are being urged to cross all 17 bridges over the River Clyde from Dalmarnock to Bowling.

Read more.


Kelpies highlight Huntington’s

 

Our Chair Catherine Mart in talks about the importance of greater understanding of HD as we light up the Kelpies in Falkirk for HD Awareness Week.

 


Research breakthrough welcomed

The Scottish Huntington’s Association has welcomed the breakthrough in Huntington’s disease research that could see treatment for the condition to stop, and even reverse, its progression.

Read more.


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