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Twins Iris and Tom were born two months early after the pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia threatened their lives


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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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I love how fundraising brings everyone together

30 August 2016
Pub landlord turned estate agent John O’Neill (pictured) is no stranger to organising community events. Now a Branch...

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Sold-out Garmin Ride Out to support Action Medical Research

30 August 2016
Cycling fans will share the road with riders from Cannondale, Movistar, Lampre-Merida and Madison Genesis at a special Garmin ride on...

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Action-Med Sarah
Looking forward to seeing the gorgeous @ThisisDavina at the #BGCCharityDay for @actionmedres on 12 September helping us raise loads!
Action-Med Sarah - 31 August 2016 09:42am
In #Essex next weekend & fancy #cycling 38, 68 or 103 miles for a superb #charity? Check out this from @actionmedres
LeisureCyclingUK - 31 August 2016 08:29am
SUNCHASER 1 - raising funds for Action Medical Research from @actionmedres @amr_events
SarahEdmonds - 31 August 2016 07:53am
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