22 May 2013
Gig in the Garden for children’s charity: 14 July 2013
Wicks Farm, near Stowmarket, will play host to Gig in the Garden, the new one day family music festival with some of the UK's best emerging talent.
22 May 2013
TV’s favourite property expert Phil Spencer, former professional footballer Nicky Forster and Richard Hughes, the drummer from band Keane, were among almost a thousand cyclists who took to the roads of Kent for the Castle Ride 100 organised by children’s charity Action Medical Research on Sunday (19 May).
The event is expected to raise more than £64,000 to help fund medical research into conditions affecting babies and children.
21 May 2013
Children’s charity Action Medical Research is delighted to announce that online cycling retailer Wiggle will support its Champions of CycleSport Dinner for the second year running. Tickets have just gone on sale for the annual event which is attended by some of the biggest names on two wheels.
16 May 2013
Children’s charity Action Medical Research is marking National Epilepsy Week (19-25 May 2013) by highlighting its funding of epilepsy research.
16 May 2013
Children’s surgeon David Wilkinson, of the Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children's Hospital and Liverpool University, is running the 2013 BUPA Great North Run to help children’s charity Action Medical Research to save and change the lives of sick and disabled babies and children.
14 May 2013
Davina McCall pledged to do it all again next year after joining more than 300 women for the Action DIVA Sussex bike ride to raise funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research on Saturday (11 May).
The TV host and mum-of-three was up bright and early to set riders off in her inimitable bubbly style from the East Sussex National, near Uckfield, before joining them out on the road herself.
11 May 2013
Castle RIDE100 through the garden of England
Phil Spencer from TV’s Location, Location, Location is for the third year taking on the Castle RIDE100 through the beautiful North Downs, the Garden of England.
TV’s property expert favourite, Phil is saddling up for the Castle Ride in Kent on Sunday 19 May, setting out from Tonbridge Castle. Registration for the event closes this coming Wednesday, 15 May, and he is urging cyclists to join him.
8 May 2013
Dr Dawn Harper from hit Channel 4 TV show Embarrassing Bodies is getting ready to take to two wheels in the Action DIVA Warwickshire women’s bike ride on Sunday 19 May. The event will raise vital funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research and there is still time to sign up and join Dawn.
8 May 2013
Children’s charity Action Medical Research is getting ready for its first Scottish cycling event of the year, ladies’ only ride the Action DIVA Scotland. The ride sets out from the grounds of Tulliallan Castle, Fife, on Sunday 19 May and there is still time to sign up and take part.
3 May 2013
Charity Christmas cards are big business, but are they all the real deal? Children’s Charity Action Medical Research is for 2013 launching a unique range of Christmas cards, from which ALL profits will go to the charity to help fund vital research for sick babies and children.
2 May 2013
Davina McCall is urging women to get on their bikes and join her for an all-female bike ride to raise vital funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research. The Action DIVA Sussex sets out from the East Sussex National on Saturday 11 May and there is still time to sign up.
There is a choice of three circular ride routes to cater for all fitness levels, from a ‘cool’ 21 miles, a ‘classic’ 40 or the toughest 63-mile ‘champion’ route. All take you through beautiful Sussex scenery.
29 April 2013
Next month 32-year-old Ella Moye, from Eastbourne, will join hundreds of women and TV star Davina McCall taking part in the Action DIVA Sussex bike ride to raise vital funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research.
26 April 2013
Action Medical Research, the UK children’s charity, is marking Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week (29 April – 5 May) by celebrating investment into vital medical research into the condition.
Estimates suggest up to 10 per cent of people with MS experience the first symptoms in childhood: tiredness, dizziness and problems with their sight, balance, memory and concentration. Damage to the nervous system causes MS and the symptoms cause distress and disrupt school and family life.
24 April 2013
Margaret Mountford of The Apprentice fame joined guests for the annual Belfast Ladies’ Lunch in aid of Action Medical Research (on Friday 19 April). More than 230 ladies attended the event at the Ramada Plaza and helped raise over £8,000 for the children’s charity, which is currently funding research based at Queens University of Belfast and the Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital.
22 April 2013
“Harder than the ironman,” as a 2012 participant put it – RIDE24 is THE hardcore cycling challenge for 2013.
The original and best 24-hour non-stop endurance cycle race, RIDE24 is the ultimate team-building challenge for companies and other groups of friends and colleagues, and for those seeking an out-and-out challenge against their competitors. It will push everyone to their limits and will require team work, stamina, coordination and willpower.