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For more than 65 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £117m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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Could you be a 'Microvolunteer'?

11 April 2018
Here at Action we think our volunteers are amazing! They really are essential to the charity’s fundraising efforts; from sports...

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Hot weather wilts World Record attempt

20 April 2018
The unpredictable British weather has put a stop to an Action Medical Research supporter’s bid to break a World Record. 

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