He has described motor neurone disease (MND) as being like a ‘death sentence’. And now Colin Hardy is on a mission to raise awareness throughout Northumberland, and beyond, about the ‘horrendous’ condition.
The Berwick man lost his sister, Pauline Scott, to the disease. She died on Easter Monday, having been diagnosed on January 8.
He also has a neighbour who suffers from it, while a good friend was another victim of the fatal condition.