21 April 2015 16:20 pm
As you may remember, TV presenter, medic and Action Ambassador Dr Dawn Harper was the voice of our BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal last summer. We are delighted to report that the two-minute broadcast raised £4,500.
As a GP and mum of three, Dr Dawn knows just how important medical research is. Two of her children were born prematurely and spent weeks...
31 March 2014 11:34 am
Davina McCall hosted her Dine with Davina lunch in November and will be back on her bike for her Davina’s DIVA Sussex in May.
TV property expert Phil Spencer will be cycling the RideLondon-Surrey 100 in August.
A host of cycling stars attended our Champions of CycleSport Dinner, including Sir Chris Hoy, Chris Boardman MBE and Sir Dave...
8 May 2013 22:04 pm
Dr Dawn Harper from hit Channel 4 TV show Embarrassing Bodies is getting ready to take to two wheels in the Action DIVA Warwickshire women’s bike ride on Sunday 19 May. The event will raise vital funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research and there is still time to sign up and join Dawn.
The ride will start and finish at the...
24 January 2013 17:21 pm
Dr Dawn Harper from hit Channel 4 TV show Embarrassing Bodies will again be swapping swabs for the saddle this spring when she takes part in the Action DIVA Warwickshire women’s bike ride, raising money for children’s charity Action Medical Research.
Dawn is hoping local ladies of all cycling abilities will sign up now and join her for the...
1 June 2012 11:03 am
TV’s Dr Dawn Harper, from Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, along with 150 women-cyclists raised over £20,000 when they took to the saddle again for a women-only bike ride for a children’s charity on Sunday 27 May.
Dawn has been involved with Action Medical for several years: “I really enjoyed taking part in the Diva100...
25 August 2011 12:24 pm
TV doctor and Stroud GP Dr Dawn Harper will once again be swapping swabs for the saddle next week when she embarks on her latest bike ride to raise money for children’s charity Action Medical Research.
Now on her third cycling adventure for the charity Dawn, will be among the first group of riders to take on the charity’s new Three Cities...
4 October 2010 11:57 am
TV doctor Dawn Harper, BBC weatherman Tomasz Schafernacker and a team who appeared on Channel 4’s How to Look Good Naked took part in the biggest ever London to Paris event in July. Around 700 cyclists set off from the English capital and finished by riding down the Champs Elysees to the Eiffel Tower. They followed five different routes, covering between...
24 March 2010 17:53 pm
Best-known as one of the presenters of Channel 4’s no-holds-barred Embarrassing Bodies series, Dawn caught the cycling bug last year and, luckily for Action, shows no signs of recovery!A new series of the hit show, in which Dawn and fellow Action cyclist Dr Pixie McKenna tackle those medical problems people usually prefer to keep under wraps,...
8 December 2008 15:58 pm
Christmas is normally a time for joy and celebrations but for one family even putting up the decorations brings back painful memories. Lee Collier and his partner Karen lost their daughter Phoebe in December 2005 when she was born early at just 23 weeks. The couple are now fronting a new charity Christmas appeal, backed by TV’s Dr Dawn...