Benmar House Gears Up for Pedal Power Challenge

Tuesday 23rd January saw the start of the MSRRF Pedal Power challenge – a three day event organised to promote the upcoming Coast to Coast cycle this May. During the event, the service users at Benmar House and their family, friends and carers took to static bikes and Motomeds to collectively cycle the distance that our riders will be covering this May – showing that if they can achieve this milestone, so can you!

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Christmas Trees Sparkle in Inaugural Festival

On Thursday 14th December, St George’s United Reformed Church in Morpeth was the host for the first annual Morpeth Christmas Tree Festival – all in aid of MS Research and Relief Fund. For the three day event, 22 local businesses and community groups exhibited uniquely decorated Christmas trees to draw in the public and help raise funds for the work of MSRRF.

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Benmar Bakes Up a Treat

This summer saw the launch of The Great Benmar Bake Off at Benmar House, home of MS Research and Relief Fund. The competition saw service users, staff, friends, family and members of the public enter bakes into the competition – all for a shot at the Grand Final and a chance at being crowned 2017’s Great Benmar Bake Off Champion. The event took place over six weeks, with five weekly categories – scones, breads, cakes, biscuits and pastries, followed by the Grand Final on 29th August 2017. The winner of each weekly category went forwards to the final and the chance to bake for the guest judges.
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