Action Medical Research blog

Hitting the road for a reason

Posted on 18 May 2015

Signing up to ride almost 300 miles is no mean feat, as Paul Lambert from Telford is discovering… here he tells us about his training, and why he’s been inspired to ride for a...


Make a stop for Action

Posted on 6 May 2015

This month, hundreds of One Stop stores around the country are once again raising funds for Paddington Bear’s favourite UK charity.

Their generous customers (and staff!) have...


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...

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