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Student Volunteering Week: five reasons to volunteer with Action!

20 February 2017
  Student Volunteering Week kicks off today, running 20-26 February, led by the Student Volunteering Network with support from...

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Charity makes final call for creatives to contribute to ‘Art for Action’ exhibition

9 February 2017
Artists, designers, art schools and celebrities are being called to contribute to the 2017 ‘Art for Action’ exhibition in aid...

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Louise George
@actionmedres love that photo of me and Jessica - hadn't seen that one before! :-)
Louise George - 20 February 2017 16:03pm
My #mondaymotivation is @actionmedres pioneering research projects. Take a peep at what we do…
Tracey@actionmed - 20 February 2017 11:14am
Aiden Mitchell
Fun meeting up with @ChrisArmishaw today before he sets off for his latest #cycling challenge for @actionmedres & m…
Aiden Mitchell - 19 February 2017 17:37pm
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