MULTI-MILLION-POUND LOTTERY WINNER PETER CONGDON WILL BE CUTTING THE FIRST SOD TO KICK START THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW HYDROTHERAPY POOL FOR THE MERLIN MS CENTRE.
March 5, 2018
Grandfather Peter Congdon, of Truro, who donated £1million for a new hydrotherapy pool for the Merlin MS Centre after winning £13.5 million on the Camelot Lotto was invited to don a hard hat and spade to officially kick-start the project today.
After his win, Mr Congdon, 69, pledged to support the charity to help fund a new facility, in memory of his wife Rosemary, who had MS. “I cared for my wife for over 30 years and to watch someone you love struggle with a condition like MS is really tough. Cornwall had nothing like the Centre at that time and I know Rosemary would have really benefitted from what they offer there already,” he said.
“Loraine Long, Centre Manager, said:” We are all so grateful to Peter for this amazing donation and for his Read more here......
A Centre of excellence in Cornwall providing a range of expert care, support and therapies of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurological conditions from diagnosis onwards.
To provide therapies which are accessible and affordable to those affected by MS
To extend our services to those with neurological conditions, including Parkinson's, Stroke and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
To offer support, information and understanding to anyone living with a long-term condition.
To raise awareness to ensure the wider community is motivated into giving support to those affected by a long term neurological condition.