Action Medical Research blog

A very special birthday bear

Posted on 25 June 2015

Karen Jankel, daughter of Paddington creator Michael Bond, shares her memories of Paddington Bear™…

25th June is a special day for me as it’s Paddington’s...


Father's Day is extra special

Posted on 16 June 2015

Keith Mitchell vividly remembers Father’s Day last year: "My wife Fleur was admitted onto the labour ward and we were excitedly awaiting the arrival of our first child...


Why I’m pedalling for prematurity

Posted on 9 June 2015

On Saturday, 13 June, Chris Warren will be supporting a team of 15 non-cyclist friends from coast to coast in the UK to raise money for Action Medical Research, inspired by son Bradley who...


Volunteering for a reason

Posted on 5 June 2015

Here at Action Medical Research, we couldn’t do what we do without the help of our legion of volunteers who assist in a variety of ways, from helping out at our cycling and walking events...


Taking things up a gear

Posted on 4 June 2015

In his blog for Volunteers’ Week, Action Ambassador Phil Waters tells us what inspires him to support us – and to take his fundraising up a gear…

It is now getting...


Spreading the word about Action

Posted on 3 June 2015

We have a number of roles for volunteers willing to lend, especially for those with the gift of the gab! Here, Jessica Watson tells us about her work as a Speaker Ambassador…

By...


Why #ivolunteer for Action

Posted on 2 June 2015

Brighton resident Laura Baillie, who herself was a premature baby, first became involved with Action Medical Research when she signed up for the DIVA Sussex cycle (now Davina’s Big Sussex...


Why Action needs YOU!

Posted on 1 June 2015

As Action Medical Research celebrates Volunteers’ Week from 1-7 June, our Volunteer Development Manager Jane Charlton explains why those who give up their time mean so much to us…...


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...

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