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Signing up for Scumrun 2018

Posted on 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’t be missing it is 53-year-old Ian ‘Haggis’...


A sign of support for Action

Posted on 11 October 2017

Martin Petrie, 37, is a personal trainer and owner of iMPact Fitness in Lancing. He has been supporting Action Medical Research since 2015 after cycling in the London – Paris bike...


We will always wonder who you would have been

Posted on 9 October 2017

In Baby Loss Awareness Week we are privileged to share poignant and moving images taken by mum-of-four Jenny Halse whose son Elijah was born extremely prematurely and tragically died aged 37 days...

Precious times for Alfie and his family

Posted on 2 October 2017

Alfie is severely physically disabled by quadriplegic cerebral palsy. As his mum Sam explains, a holiday in the sun is neither simple nor stress-free. But – accompanied by seven extra...

Growing up with ataxia

Posted on 20 September 2017

Ataxia makes navigating life – and her new classroom – a huge challenge for little Eva. But, says mum Carla, she refuses to let it dampen her enthusiasm. And, with one to one...

Meet the researcher: Dr Owen Williams

Posted on 13 September 2017

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Leukaemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month. With Action funding, Dr Owen Williams is working to help children suffering from an aggressive cancer...

Tales of a US cycling challenge

Posted on 8 September 2017

Graham Macgregor-Smith, a long-time supporter of Action Medical Research, has just completed his 3,200 mile cycling challenge across the USA. In an effort to raise...


A friend for life

Posted on 4 September 2017

Children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy face a relentless deterioration of their physical mobility. Sadly, nine-year-old Tom can now only walk short distances. But their specially adapted...

London - Nice: A 1000 mile cycling challenge

Posted on 15 August 2017

On Wednesday 19 July, 90 cyclists began a 300 mile journey from Crystal Palace to Paris in order to raise funds for Action. But for some riders, this challenge was not enough...


Fundraising for 15 years: Chloe's highlights

Posted on 2 August 2017

Action Medical Research is always on the lookout for volunteers. With so many annual events held across the UK there’s a real variety of opportunities for...

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