Action Medical Research blog

Team Action take on the London Marathon!

Posted on 17 April 2014

It may have been Mo Farah’s first attempt at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, but the main stars of the day for us were Team Action! 55 runners took on the infamous 26.2 mile route...

A glimpse inside Downing Street Reception

Posted on 28 March 2014

What a night! Tuesday 25 March 2014, wife of the PM, Samantha Cameron hosted a Downing Street Reception. The event was held to raise awareness about our children’s charity, Action Medical...

Putting the fun back into fundraising

Posted on 21 March 2014

Raising funds to pay for your place on an event can be a tough challenge, harder than the one that begins on the start line.  We’ve caught up with some of our previous successful event...

Art for Action event raises £4,700

Posted on 14 March 2014

Artists, designers, art schools and celebrities contributed a total of 116 pieces of artwork to the ‘Art for Action’ project, organised by the Action’s Dunmow Committee. An...

Paddington Bear™ - national treasure, budding film star, charity mascot!

Posted on 6 March 2014

National treasure, budding film star and our charity mascot, Paddington Bear TM has been busy this week attending the Marmalade Awards in Cumbria and starring in a teaser...

Rare Diseases Day: targeting unknown diseases in children

Posted on 27 February 2014

   
​We are marking Rare Diseases Day (28 February) by announcing vital research breakthroughs and continuing funding of projects investigating these devastating...

Phil Spencer's love of cycling

Posted on 18 February 2014

Location, Location, Location’s Phil Spencer has been cycling for four years and he talks to us about his love of the great sport. How did you get into cycling? I took part in a...

Why we love Davina McCall

Posted on 13 February 2014

Why we love Davina McCall: just five reasons of many... Davina is one of the country’s busiest and best-loved TV personalities, she’s 46 AND she’s a mum to three...

Here come the girls

Posted on 7 February 2014

The time is now for women and cycling:  join Joanna Rowsell, Hannah Barnes, Davina McCall, Dawn Harper, AJ Odudu, Vikki Stone, Jane from Bristol, Cathy from Sussex, Fiona from...

The Ultimate Three Peaks: the ultimate challenge

Posted on 31 January 2014

Are you looking for a challenge of a lifetime? We have just the stamina-busting unique event for you – the newly-launched Ultimate Three Peaks We are offering the Three Peaks Challenge...