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Staying motivated to run for tiny lives

Posted on 28 January 2013

It’s the end of January and while many of you may be feeling motivated and even rejuvenated, for some of us it feels like the last 28 days have been an uphill struggle in sticking to that...


Make 2013 your DIVA year

Posted on 25 January 2013

Gillian Brydon decided to celebrate her 40th birthday in 2012, by riding the Action DIVA Scotland, setting out from the grounds of Tulliallan Castle near Kincardine on Forth. She raised £...


Light, Camera for Action: photography exhibition raises funds

Posted on 21 January 2013

Our thanks go out once again to wonderful fundraisers for Action Medical Research, in this case for the Light, Camera for Action photography exhibition at the Lynn Tait Gallery in Leigh-on-Sea...


I can do that! Tips for successful fundraising

Posted on 10 January 2013

Fundraising is about doing new things and challenging yourself, whether it’s taking part in the trek of a lifetime, a bike ride or run, or organising an activity that brings people...


Season's greetings and best wishes for the New Year

Posted on 21 December 2012

Season’s greetings and best wishes for the New Year from the team at Action Medical Research. We’d like to say thank you for supporting us in 2012. You are enabling us to offer hope...


60th round up

Posted on 17 December 2012

Thank you for making our
diamond anniversary year so special!

The first charity meeting of Action Medical Research took place 60 years ago today – 17 December 1952. We have marked...


Doing a PLOD

Posted on 10 December 2012

Each year, a staff team from Action Medical Research take on the South Downs PLOD – the ultimate team walking challenge; around 40 miles through the night.

We hope that this blog...


Christmas is coming: ready or not?

Posted on 6 December 2012

There's no escaping it, Christmas is nearly upon us. Advertising is in full swing encouraging us to remember to buy gifts for friends and family and shops are covered in sparkly baubles and...


Champions of CycleSport celebrates a golden year for cycling

Posted on 28 November 2012

What a fantastic turnout we had at our third annual cycling event, Champions of CycleSport Dinner in London last Thursday. Supported by UK’s No.1 online cycle and tri-sport retailer,...


Breathing problems in kids with Down syndrome

Posted on 22 November 2012

A simple questionnaire, and small device worn on the toe during sleep, could be the key to improving their health and quality of life!

A really exciting piece of research we’re funding...

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