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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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Signing up for Scumrun 2018

16 October 2017
As the countdown to ‘Scumrun 2018’ continues, the search for teams and drivers begins to pick up pace. One man who won’...

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Sussex charity celebrates 65 years of medical research for children on World Polio Day

20 October 2017
Children’s charity Action Medical Research was founded in 1952 by Duncan Guthrie in his quest to find a cure for polio, a...

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The Ufford Crown - 20 October 2017 09:12am
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@theuffordcrown @lilybolliepie @actionmedres What a fabulous night at Lydia's exhibition - over £600 raised for Act…
Lucy Hynes - 19 October 2017 21:08pm
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@theuffordcrown @lilybolliepie @actionmedres What a stunning exhibition by Lydia Brooks Designs. Raising money for…
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