Steps 4 Stephen Challenge Completed

Over the weekend of July 9-11, Andy, Scott and Harry Bissett took on a 118 mile challenge over three days in support of the Foundation. Day 1 saw them walk from Huddersfield Town to Halifax Town stopping at many ground including an emotional visit to Leeds Rhinos where Stephen’s friend Rob Burrow played. The second…

In Conversation with Chris McDermott

Chris McDermott is a Consultant Neurologist in Sheffield. He is also the co-director of the MND Research Centre there providing day to day care to those with MND in South Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. Here, Chris gives a detailed insight into how he looks after patients and collaborates with research programmes nationally and internationally.…

The Bissett Challenge 194

Last year, Andy Bissett walked 500 miles in 72 days for the Foundation raising £3000. This year he wanted to take on an even greater challenge. Assuming the release from lockdown follows the plan with the major release in June, Andy, with his son, Harry, and his brother, Scott, are looking to walk 194km in…

Bob’s Big Challenge

Taking on 10 miles every day for 365 days is an amazing challenge for anyone to take on. This is what 70 year old Bob Lang has taken in order to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease. Bob is a family friend of Steph Houghton, wife of our co-founder Stephen Darby. He and his dog…

#AttackMND Hats Available

We now have Darby Rimmer MND Foundation bobble hats available to buy. This is thanks to Jolley and the team at Next Goal Wins. Having heard Stephen being interviewed on on TalkSport, they made contact and offered to help. You can now buy the #AttackMND hats from there website and they will donate the money…

Proclaiming Josh

Throughout 2020, Josh Emerson, a good pal of Stephen Darby’s, has been taking on a massive challenge in support of Darbs and the Foundation. After COVID dashed his original plans, he could have given up. Instead, he turned his challenge into something quite remarkable. We will let Josh take the story from here. ‘At the…

Message of Remembrance

At this time of year, everyone around the world takes some time for remembrance. Whether it’s tomorrow as Remembrance Sunday events take place up and down the country, or on Wednesday, the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we will be thinking of those who fought and died in conflicts over the years. The world…