NTF News October 2021

Cheer on our fundraisers!

2021 has been the biggest year for fundraising for the NTF yet! With five people running marathons to raise awareness of neurological tremor.
With Anne-Lise, Jo, Fred, and Andrew running the Royal Parks Half Marathon on 10 October.
This success follows on from Anthony who climbed Snowdonia in August.

Image: Anne-Lise wearing the new NTF running T-shirt

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Anthony who has essential tremor talks about how he climbed Snowdonia to fundraise for the NTF. The NTF would like to congratulate Anthony for his dedication and for helping people with essential tremor. more
Support group organiser Sheelagh Wurr reflects on the Salisbury Shakers first meet up in 19 months. more
Jackie Farrell who leads Worthing Shakers Tremor Support Group reflects on their first meeting in 18 months. Jackie was delighted The Mayor and Mayoress of Worthing and the Town Crier came to support the group. more
Neurologists and computer scientists based in Leeds, Loughborough and Manchester have developed computing algorithms that can measure tremor from a smartphone video. more
The NTF is pleased to announce the launch of a new Parents of Children with ET Facebook Group. The group will allow parents to share experiences and tips.

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Thank you!

We would like to thank everyone who has donated to the NTF this month. Your contribution is much appreciated and we really value your support. The NTF relies on donations to ensure it supports people with tremor. As little as the price of a cup of coffee could make the difference to someone's life.

Support group news round up

Jackie Farrell, Support Groups Coordinator

Following on from the success of last month’s face to face meet-ups, I’m pleased to announce three more are taking place during October. 
6th October – North West support Group, Liner Hotel, Liverpool
16th October – Casual Meet-up in York, Yorkshire
23rd October – Salisbury Shakers, Salisbury, Wiltshire

For more information on the above Read here

You are most welcome to attend any meetups whether you live in the area or not. This is a great way to meet with others, share tips, stories and have fun.

Online events

Please note:
From September there will be one regular monthly meetup and that will be the first Saturday of each month.

We advise people to regularly check our website and public social media pages for any additional online events.

Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday meet-up (coping tips)
2nd October 10:30am–12 midday
Catch up with others and share your coping tips & experiences of living with tremors, including essential tremor and orthostatic tremor. We welcome all ages 18 years and over.


Movement Disorders Webinar
15th October 9:30am –11:30am
External event hosted by Sheffield Teaching, Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Partnership with Boston Scientific.Learn more about advanced treatment options for movement disorders|

Saturday meet-up
6th November 10:30am–12 midday
This is an opportunity to meet others living with tremors, including essential tremor and orthostatic tremor. We welcome all ages 18 years and over.

More details to come.


Saturday meet-up
4th December 10:30am –12 midday
This is an opportunity to meet others living with tremors, including essential tremor and orthostatic tremor. We welcome all ages 18 years and over.

More details to come.


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