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Former jockey turned boyband star JJ Hamblett will officially open Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Defeat Dementia Walk on Sunday 12 July at Linton Village College. The 27-year-old Union J singer, who grew up in Newmarket, is calling for people in Cambridgeshire and beyond to sign up for the charity’s annual, flagship fundraising event to help raise […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched its first major awareness raising campaign today (Monday 1 June) to highlight the challenge of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and the urgent need for greater investment in dementia research. For the first time in its 21-year history, the UK’s leading dementia research charity has delivered a national advertising campaign to […]
Some of the world’s biggest stars have donated their favourite headwear for an auction to boost funds for the UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK. Helena Bonham Carter, Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen, Boy George and Sharon Osbourne are just some of the big-name celebrities backing the charity’s first ever Hats Off To Research fundraising campaign. […]
TV personality Katie Hopkins has caused controversy after making a series of comments about dementia on Twitter. In one tweet, the TV personality said that people with dementia ‘should not be blocking beds’ in hospital. Hilary Evans, Director of External Affairs at Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, said: “Katie Hopkins should […]
US actor Julianne Moore has lived up to expectations by winning the Academy Award for Best Actress in the drama Still Alice. Her portrayal of Dr Alice Howland, a 50-year-old academic who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, has garnered a clutch of prizes during the film awards season, culminating with the coveted Oscar. The performance […]
Talented author Emma Healey has spoken of the whirlwind six months which saw her catapulted into the literary limelight thanks to her gripping debut novel, Elizabeth is Missing.
Former Brookside actress Paula Frances Muldoon has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK in recognition of her exceptional support of the charity.
Former Strictly Come Dancing judge and choreographer Arlene Phillips will make an appeal on behalf of Alzheimer’s Research UK on BBC 1 on Sunday 16 November, at 4pm.
Former Strictly star to visit Alzheimer’s lab in Edinburgh
Javelin superstar and Commonwealth Games medal hopeful Goldie Sayers will draw Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Annual Raffle in host city Glasgow on Friday 1 August.