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    support in blackpool

    Hi im new to this forum, i am a carer for my mum who has bulbar als , and i wondered if there is any support groups in the blackpool area or anyone living around here, if there is no group, i have looked but i cant find one, then maybe if there are people in this area we could start one up, my mum is newly diagnosed so things are a bit overwhelming at present and support is greatly needed as im sure everyone else feels the same. love jo xx

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    Hi Jo,

    Try to contact mailto:sarah.milner@mndassociation.org as she is nominated as the contact in West Lancashire.

    Barry
    Iím going to do this even if it kills me!

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    Murrjo1
    We have group at Preston hospital we meet every month if your interested mnd association have meeting at samsburry . Gorge Barton trust have a group . I believe mnd association are setting up new group in Blackpool first meeting is very soon

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    Hi there murrjo1,
    I live very close to Blackpool & I have been going to the support group in Preston that Kevin mentioned, it’s really good & they are a friendly bunch of people. However, there is a “drop in “ type meeting which is going to be held on 1st March at Blackpool Cricket Club, I think it’s 2 until 4pm. Apparently, they want us to say what we would like to get out of the meetings!
    I feel sure there will be several MND sufferers who will welcome a support group in this area.
    Please PM me if you think I can help. Maeve

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    Hi all,

    I have been given some more details about the drop in on the 1st March, please see the flyer below (click to enlarge):

    Blackpool.jpg

    Hayley

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