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First steps at school: why we’re so proud of Eva

Posted on 21 September 2016

Parents Carla and Adam are a little anxious but incredibly proud as their daughter Eva, who has a rare neurological condition, starts school – and can’t wait to get into her uniform!...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Posted on 19 September 2016


As we launch our 2016 Christmas card range, we hear from Lynn Tait, the woman who makes the Real Deal scheme possible. Artist and photographer Lynn (pictured above),...

I love how fundraising brings everyone together

Posted on 30 August 2016

Pub landlord turned estate agent John O’Neill (pictured) is no stranger to organising community events. Now a Branch Partner for Cubitt & West’s Western Road...

Meet the researcher: Professor Kathryn Saunders

Posted on 22 August 2016

A focus on assessing the vision of children in special educational settings will, Professor Kathryn Saunders hopes, lead to better visual health and classroom engagement…



Looking forward to the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Posted on 8 August 2016

Jody Cundy, five-times Paralympic Champion and the fastest solo Paralympian on two wheels, started his career as a Paralympic swimmer and went on to win 23 international medals...

Living the good life: a family adventure

Posted on 1 August 2016

Having a son with quadriplegic cerebral palsy makes life a little more complicated for the Barnes family but, as mum Maria explains, they don’t let it limit family life.

Meet the researcher: Dr Apostolos Papandreou

Posted on 21 July 2016

Supported by a prestigious Research Training Fellowship, Dr Apostolos Papandreou is leading a study to help children with a rare, devastating and, sadly, life limiting neurological disease....

No two days are the same

Posted on 14 July 2016

Our community fundraisers around the country work tirelessly to raise money for Action Medical Research, supporting our amazing committees and spreading the word on our ground-...

Living with ataxia: a family’s story

Posted on 4 July 2016


A rare neurological condition affecting her balance and coordination makes life very challenging for little Eva, as mum Carla explains.



Douglas Allen join the fight for little lives

Posted on 24 June 2016

A branch of Essex-based estate agents Douglas Allen have hopped on their bikes to cycle around the world to raise more than £300 for Action Medical Research.

The Chingford branch...

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