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Latest press releases

Here you will find the latest press releases from Action Medical Research.

23 August 2016

Trustee goes the extra mile for Action Medical Research

A charity trustee is going the extra mile for UK children’s charity Action Medical Research as he prepares to tackle the last of 12 half marathons in 12 months.

Having undertaken 11 races in cities across the country, Nick Peters, 49, from Chalfont St Giles, is getting ready for his final challenge: the Great North Run in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday, 11 September.

19 August 2016

Friends reunite for charity bike ride to Paris

A Putney woman received a helping hand from across the Atlantic when she was reunited with a friend from the USA to cycle from London to Paris in aid of children’s charity Action Medical Research.

17 August 2016

Cyclists on track to raise £250,000 for Action Medical Research

Generous cyclists are on their way to raising more than £250,000 for UK children’s charity Action Medical Research after riding from London to Paris.

The 150 people who took part in the 300-mile ride from 20-24 July are set to collect the impressive sum to fund medical research to help save and change the lives of sick and disabled babies and children.

12 August 2016

Mum-of-two set to ski to the North Pole in aid of Action

 

A Leicester mother-of-two is set to tackle an epic 150km trip to the North Pole in a bid to raise £36,000 for UK-wide children’s charity Action Medical Research.

9 August 2016

Charity fundraiser rides from London to Paris

Action Medical Research’s Community Fundraising Manager for the west, Tracey Edwards, has successfully cycled 315 miles from London to Paris in aid of the UK-wide children’s charity.

5 August 2016

Action Medical Research launches treasure hunt to celebrate anniversary

Horsham-based children’s charity Action Medical Research has launched a treasure hunt in the town to celebrate 40 years with Paddington BearTM as its official mascot.

A set of specially designed stickers have been hidden in small plastic tubs around the maze area of Horsham Park as part of a geocache-style treasure hunt which will run from Friday, 5 August, until Monday, 5 September 2016.

2 August 2016

Action Medical Research delivers 9,800 cream teas across the UK

Children’s charity Action Medical Research has raised almost £55,000 to help save and change children’s lives after it sent out some 9,800 cream-teas-in-a-box in its nationwide delivery.

Thousands of delicious cream teas were sent to homes, workplaces and schools throughout the UK on Friday 1 July, earning £54,848 for Action Medical Research.

27 July 2016

Henry’s triple success with school awards after vision boost

                                                                          

 

Sussex schoolboy Henry Johnston has ended the school year on a high after he was awarded not one but THREE achievement awards.

22 July 2016

Teams tackle South Downs Way endurance walk

More than 200 people who took part in an epic overnight endurance challenge on the South Downs Way have helped to raise £48,000 for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

18 July 2016

Aon Benfield ride set to raise £60,000 for children’s charity

Cyclists on a ride organised by Action Medical Research for Aon Benfield are on track to raise £60,000 for the children’s charity.

The Aon Benfield Summer Charity Bike Ride on Monday, 4 July, saw 200 riders tackle challenging 50-mile and 100-mile courses in the New Forest.

The fundraising has been boosted by a £38,000 donation from the Aon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Aon plc.

12 July 2016

Mitie takes fundraising up a gear with charity’s cycling challenge

Employees at Mitie Landscapes are taking their fundraising up a gear by cycling from London to Paris this month in aid of UK-wide children’s charity Action Medical Research.

A team of 17 has signed up for the 300-mile ride to the French capital from 20-24 July to help raise money to save and change the lives of babies and children.

8 July 2016

Need for research inspires family to ride from London to Paris

An Oxfordshire couple who own their own radiology business have been inspired to cycle from London to Paris to raise money for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

28 June 2016

Gingerman Restaurants Group adopts local children’s charity

Horsham-based children’s charity Action Medical Research is delighted to announce its partnership with the Gingerman Restaurants Group.

24 June 2016

Bands line up to take to the stage at fun-filled Gig in the Garden

One of the highlights of Suffolk’s social calendar will be back even bigger and better than ever next month as Action Medical Research’s Gig in the Garden returns.

Following on from the sell-out success of the past three years, the three-day festival will take place once again at Wicks Farm, Mendlesham, near Stowmarket, from 8-10 July and tickets are on sale now.

17 June 2016

Charity celebrates 40 years with mascot Paddington Bear

Action Medical Research is on the hunt for members of Paddington’s Make It Grow club as it celebrates 40 years with its official mascot Paddington BearTM.

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