(by Lucy Thorpe, The Knutsford Times, May 7, 2019)
At a recent Gala Dinner and fund raising event a cheque for £25,000 was presented to the Neuro Muscular Centre on behalf of the Cheshire Freemasons’ Charity.
This centre is based in Winsford and support those in need from across the whole of Cheshire, the Wirral and beyond. The donation will enable the centre to purchase specialised equipment including 2 x Thera Trainer Bikes (which will be used in the Neuromuscular Gym) and 27 pairs of specialist orthotics gloves, which give a range of positive outcomes. The benefit of using orthosis may be the difference between an individual being able to ‘drive’ a wheelchair independently or not. Funds will also be used to purchase powered wheelchairs.
Matthew Lanham, The Neuromuscular Centre’s Chief Executive said “I want to say a huge thank you to the Cheshire Freemasons as well as the South Cheshire Masonic Golf Society who organised the event. The bikes we will now purchase will make a life changing difference to so many. People with muscular dystrophy have very little…