200 miles

Update: Vinny has done it! He set off at 5:30 am and finally made home at 2:14am the next morning. Vinny you are awesome. He (and his wife Louisa) raised £450! for Muscular Dystrophy UK. Thank you.   Original post: This weekend (or next if the weather report is too poor for safe cycling), family […]

Bertie’s Trike Appeal

    Update!!! We have done it! We have raised enough not just for the basic trike but for the full trailer trike. We are so grateful to you all. You’ve all made a little boy very happy! xxx     Dear all, Following so many supporting comments and offers of help over the weekend, […]

Team Bertie: Like father, like son

We’ve been blown away this week by the newest members of Team Bertie: Nick McCoy, David Taylor and Luke Moorcroft who will be taking on the West Lancashire Summer Triathlon this August in aid of Bertie’s Buccaneers. They’ll be running, cycling and swimming around the glorious Edge Hill University campus to raise funds to find a cure for children like […]

Win Free tickets to the JustSo! Festival 2016 #HighSeas

Update: the winner will be announced shortly. Just waiting to hear back from our judges. xx Update!!! This competition has now closed. The entries have been sent to the Seas of Mirth and we will announce the winner very soon 🙂 Bertie’s Buccaneers are fighting to fund a cure for Ullrich muscular dystrophy. Our wonderful […]

Three little monkeys

We’re regular festival goers and have been camping at the JustSo! Festival for years now. [We’re giving away a free family day ticket for 2016 in our competition click here!] We’ve met lots of great bands there including: Thingumabob and the Thingumajigs, the Seas of Mirth and Electric Swing Circus. Recently Rob from the Thingumajigs […]

How your donation helps

When you donate to Bertie’s Buccaneers Family Fund for Muscular Dystrophy UK your kindness goes directly into a research fund for Ullrich CMD. In the future we also hope to raise enough to support assistive technology to make life easier for disabled children. Here are some examples given by MDUK of what your contribution helps […]

Longest zipwire in Europe – yes please!

Update: They did it! What an amazing way to launch Team Bertie. Thank you, Amanda, Stuart, Jack and Millie. xx       Bertie’s Auntie Amanda surprised herself when she decided that flinging herself down the longest zipwire in Europe (and the fastest in the World) was a great idea for getting Team Bertie off […]

Olympic Park here we come!

Bertie won a ballot place in the ‘open ballot for Parallel London. We can’t wait for this fantastic, inclusive, push/run event in London this September. Bertie will be spinning his wheels around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in order to raise money for Bertie’s Buccaneers Family Fund (for Muscular Dystrophy UK). He has raised a […]

Liverpool Echo

Bertie was the poster boy for Parallel London last week and this made the news in both the Southport Visiter and the Liverpool Echo, really boosting his fundraising:

Go Orange!

Calling clubs, workplaces, schools, businesses etc. to join us on ‪Go Orange‬ Day on January 27, 2017 on behalf of Bertie’s Buccaneers to help fund a cure for children with muscular dystrophy? ‘Go Orange‘ is the national fundraising day for Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK) and a really fabulous opportunity to have some fun by taking part […]