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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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Peter James: thrilled to support Action!

9 December 2017
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Celebration of Motorsport Dinner raises nearly £50,000 for Action

7 December 2017
Action Medical Research is delighted to announce that it’s ‘Celebration of Motorsport Dinner’ has raised over...

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Knight Group
Christmas is here at Knight Group head office. We are raising money for our charity of the year @actionmedres, with…
Knight Group - 15 December 2017 15:25pm
In the UK alone, around 61,000 babies are born prematurely each year & tragically more than 1,000 babies die each…
Giveacar - 15 December 2017 12:45pm
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jody penn - 15 December 2017 08:24am
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