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New studies to help sick children starting in 2018

2 January 2018
    Action is dedicated to funding top quality studies across the UK to help sick and vulnerable babies and children...

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Hereford family’s heartbreaking film is shortlisted for national award

12 January 2018
  A film featuring a local family has been shortlisted for the 2018 Charity Film Awards. More than 40,000 members of the...

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