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Posted on 13 Dec

Sign up to dementia research at your Virgin Money Lounge

People can now sign up to take part in groundbreaking dementia research at the Virgin Money Lounge in Glasgow. Lounges across the country are now home to Join Dementia Research kiosks, where people can register their interest to take part in research studies close to them. Join Dementia Research works like a matchmaking service, giving […]

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Posted on 10 Dec

Pupils at Staffordshire primary school raise money for dementia research

Pupils at a Staffordshire primary school have embarked on a second year of fundraising for pioneering dementia research after a hugely successful first year. The school council at Ravensmead Primary School, in Bignall End, raised around £1,500 for Alzheimer’s Research UK during the last school year through a range of activities, including cake sales, non-uniform […]

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Posted on 04 Dec

Zumtobel Announce Corporate Partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK

Zumtobel Group UK are delighted to announce they will be working in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK. This partnership will play a vital role in supporting the very important work the charity does to bring about life-changing treatments for dementia, as well as engaging with employees to get them working together to raise money and […]

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Posted on 08 Nov

Call for volunteers in Bournemouth and Poole to power breakthroughs in dementia research

Passionate volunteers in Bournemouth and Poole are being asked to come forward to help form a new fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The UK’s leading dementia research charity is looking for people with a range of skills to help set up a group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness in […]

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Posted on 08 Nov

Call for volunteers in Bristol and Bath to help power breakthroughs in dementia research

Passionate volunteers in Bristol and Bath are being asked to come forward to help form a new fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The UK’s leading dementia research charity is looking for people with a range of skills to help set up a group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness in […]

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Posted on 07 Nov

Thrill-seeking trio skydive for dementia research in honour of grandfather

Three siblings from Herefordshire completed skydives to raise money for pioneering dementia research in honour of their Irish author grandfather who has Alzheimer’s disease. Esme Dunne, 16, sister Amelia, 18, and brother Charlie, 21, jumped out of a plane at 10,000 feet at Shobdon Aerodrome in tandem with trained instructors. They raised £4,000 for Alzheimer’s […]

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Posted on 22 Oct

NG Bailey smashes fundraising target with £112,000 for dementia research

NG Bailey has raised an incredible £112,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK to help fund a cure for dementia – smashing its original £75,000 fundraising target. As well as going above and beyond to fundraise for the UK’s leading dementia research charity, the business also worked to increase employees’ understanding of dementia and the impact it […]

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Posted on 22 Oct

Glasgow volunteers needed to help make breakthroughs possible for people with dementia

Passionate volunteers in Glasgow are being invited to attend a free event where they can find out how they can help support pioneering dementia research. Alzheimer’s Research UK is looking for people in the city and surrounding area with a range of skills help to raise vital funds, represent the charity at events and raise […]

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Posted on 18 Oct

Bangor family hosts second annual fun day and charity football match for dementia research

Bangor man Paul Feaver and his family raised more than £1,600 at their second annual Memorial Fun Day and football match in memory of his father who passed away from mixed dementia last year. Paul and his partner Sian Topansa hosted the second Eddie Feaver Memorial Fun Day (7 October) to raise vital funds for […]

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Posted on 18 Oct

Call for volunteers in Reading to help make breakthroughs possible for people with dementia

Passionate volunteers in Reading are being asked to come forward to help form a new fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The UK’s leading dementia research charity is looking for people with a range of skills to help set up a group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness in Reading and […]

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