Action Medical Research blog

Running for a reason

Posted on 30 April 2015

A few days have passed since the Virgin London Marathon and while any aching muscles have hopefully subsided, the overwhelming gratitude we feel at Action for our runners hasn’t diminished...


Our vivacious volunteers

Posted on 22 April 2015

Vincent House, the home of Action Medical Research, welcomed some of our top volunteers this week for a meet and greet event with the charity’s staff.

Amazing helpers from around...


SCREAM TEAS?!

Posted on 25 March 2015

At a certain time every year across most of the counties of the UK, volunteers gather to assemble and deliver boxes of delicious treats, otherwise known as ‘Cream Teas’ to help raise...


POLAR - BARE

Posted on 11 March 2015

If any of you haven’t yet heard of Polar Collective then chances are you soon will! Their music tastes may be poles apart but Jake, Adam, Gryph and Ally collectively make a winning band...


Cycling to save the world!

Posted on 2 March 2015

Cycling to save the world!

Graham McQueen, Stirling Cycle Hub co-ordinator, opens eyes, hearts and minds to cycling, the environment and Action Medical Research…

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Mileage and Marmalade Sandwiches

Posted on 17 February 2015

Gemma Rooke, our very own Challenge Events Fundraiser, finds a training partner as she battles from ‘Zero to Hero’ for the Virgin London Marathon 2015...

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HOPE IN THE DARKNESS

Posted on 11 February 2015

HOPE IN THE DARKNESS

As we launch our latest appeal, mother, Rebecca, describes the moment she discovered her son had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and the hope from Action’s...


HEAD IN THE CLOUDS

Posted on 12 January 2015

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS

Iain Brydon’s mountain rescue skills have helped him plan a number of PLODs. Here he discusses the metaphoric highs of the picturesque Rutland Round PLOD, in...


AN APRIL BLESSING…IN JANUARY?

Posted on 5 January 2015

AN APRIL BLESSING…IN JANUARY?

Jane Bannerman, a Committee Member for Action Medical Research for 39 years shares her story and wonders if you’d like to get involved in...


FROM ZERO (OUTSIDE!) TO HERO…

Posted on 15 December 2014

FROM ZERO (OUTSIDE!) TO HERO…

Gemma Rooke, our very own Challenge Events Fundraiser blogs her second post on training for the Virgin London Marathon 2015:-

“It...

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