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For more than 60 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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Tony Hadley swings into action for Action

22 September 2017
Tony Hadley – solo artist and former lead singer of 80s sensation Spandau Ballet – swapped his microphone for a golf club on...

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@actionmedres @AFR_UK Aw no, thank you! Happy to have raised some money for such a great cause. It's been a long si…
ethicalrichs - 23 September 2017 16:32pm
Paul Lambert
Really hope @Grange_Park and @rthorpe63808 and his gang managed to have a relaxing walk today while raising money for @actionmedres #amazing
Paul Lambert - 22 September 2017 18:15pm
Peterborough T'graph
Great bit of charity work from columnist @parveen_ashraf with @actionmedres
Peterborough T'graph - 22 September 2017 17:07pm
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