An “inspirational” Moray woman has become the first recipient of an award created in honour of a campaigner who lost his battle with motor neurone disease.
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This is MND Awareness Week. It is a cause which matters to me. Last year I lost a friend to the deadly, degenerative disease. He was Gordon Aikman and Gordon’s Fightback Dinner will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday to celebrate his life and to build on his legacy.
A charity founded by former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has made its first investment into motor neurone disease (MND) research.
Leaving home can often be a daunting rite of passage for young people.
Young children across the north-east are being encouraged to give rugby a try and raise money for a motor neurone disease charity.
A nurse’s quest to ease the suffering of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients has been boosted by the legacy fund of a prominent campaigner.
A Moray campaigner who went blue in the face to support his cause has more than doubled his fundraising target to support fellow sufferers.
The way Lucy Lintott’s life has changed since she revealed her battle with an incurable illness on national TV was summed up in one “surreal” moment during a recent trip to Glasgow.
A Moray woman has taken advantage of technology to ensure she will always be able to speak in her own voice, despite having a degenerative illness.
Susan Reid is softly spoken, but her voice grows hoarse after a short conversation and she relies on her husband to finish sentences.
A helicopter pilot who had to give up flying due to a devastating disease has shared his story to help raise awareness of the condition.
A Moray woman who has defied the limitations of her serious illness is preparing for a photo shoot with one of the UK's leading fashion photographers.
An adventurous nurse will soar to new heights during a fundraising event, inspired by the determination of a Moray campaigner.
Many people began the New Year by resolving to exercise more often.
A north-east family have raised more than £50,000 in memory of their mother with a charity golf day to help fight motor neurone disease (MND).
The father of a young Moray woman battling an incurable illness has opened his heart on how his daughter's "death sentence" has affected her family.
An Inverness schoolgirl is aiming to raise more than £10,000 for research into a debilitating condition after the death of her grandmother.
A Moray woman who mounted a herculean effort to raise funds against an incurable illness has been crowned as one of Scotland's "charity champions".
Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed the "incredible courage" of a Moray woman who has defied the limitations of a devastating condition by raising more than £100,000 to fight it.
A Moray woman who raised £100,000 to fight a devastating and incurable illness has been nominated for a top charity honour.
A young Moray woman battling an incurable illness has spoken of her delight at smashing her fundraising target.
An Inverness primary school pupil has raised more than £3,300 for research into motor neurone disease after her granny was diagnosed with the debilitating condition.
A young Moray woman who launched a fundraising campaign after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease is edging towards her £100,000 target.
A young Moray woman who launched a massive fundraising campaign after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) has defied her condition by travelling to the other side of the world.
Football greats will take to the pitch in Elgin next month for a charity extravaganza which is being staged in memory of one of the town's most ardent fans of the game.
Scotland’s political leaders have teamed up to try and improve access to communications equipment for Motor Neurone disease patients on the NHS.
A Moray woman on a mission to raise funds towards curing Motor Neurone Disease (MND) added to her tally with an Easter extravaganza at the weekend.
A young Moray woman who launched a massive fundraising campaign after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease is halfway towards her £100,000 goal.
An inspirational Moray woman has raised almost £30,000 towards her fight against Motor Neurone disease.
If the past week has taught us anything, it's that not one of us can avoid being nominated to take part in the viral Ice Bucket Challenge.
Two of Moray's politicians went head to head yesterday in a soaking wet challenge.
The UK's most famous mountaineer, Sir Chris Bonington, has successfully climbed the Old Man of Hoy - almost 50 years after his first ascent.