Tag: MND

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Big appetite for Inner Wheel’s cookbook

Donations from Oban Lorn Rugby Club, Oban Rotary Club, Bid4Oban and various individuals helped get the first 100 fundraising copies of A Taste of Oban printed. They sold out so quick that 200 more have just come off the press.

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Firefighter steps up for pal Brian

Retired firefighter Brian MacDonald was just 43 when he lost his MND battle in July last year, once gyms can reopen his friend Grant Carnachan is taking on a fundraising charity in his memory

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Coronavirus halts Brian’s ‘cure’ trial

The retired firefighter,  diagnosed last year with the devastating condition, had signed up with the likes of rugby legend Doddie Weir to take part in the largest ever trial of drugs tackling motor neurone disease.

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Brian backs clinical trial to fight his MND

If selected the retired firefighter, who got his shock diagnosis last year, could be joining the likes of rugby legend Doddie Weir whose namesake charity has already raised £5m for research into the disease.