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Posted on 14 Jun

Family call for Sainsbury’s customers to vote Alzheimer’s Research UK

Devoted son Doron Salomon, whose story captured the hearts of the nation when he thanked Sainsbury’s for ‘going above and beyond’ to support his mum following her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is now calling on the public to vote for Alzheimer’s Research UK to become the next Local Charity of the Year at Sainsbury’s stores across Great […]

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Posted on 12 Jun

Ricoh launches digital postcard tool in support of Alzheimer’s Research UK

First of its kind Printed Memories portal designed to bring families closer together Ricoh has launched an innovative digital postcard tool to help those affected by dementia, most commonly caused by Alzheimer’s disease, stay connected through personalised images. The tool, which makes use of Ricoh’s proprietary technology and production workflow expertise, sits at the heart of […]

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Posted on 11 Jun

New Alzheimer’s Research UK fundraising group launches in Oxfordshire

Four Oxfordshire women have set up a new fundraising group to help raise vital funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. The Oxford Fundraising Group will be running various events throughout the next few months across the county to help raise funds for dementia research. Lucy Sammons decided she wanted to do something to help people with […]

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Posted on 11 Jun

Daughter and father set to skydive to raise funds for dementia research

Jumping out of a plane for dementia research isn’t your typical day out for a father and daughter, but that’s exactly what Ellie and Chris Robey are doing on 16 June. The 21-year-old and her 49-year-old father are both nervous but also excited for their incredible skydive, which they are doing to raise funds for […]

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Posted on 08 Jun

Price Bailey ends partnership on a high with over £73k raised for dementia research

East Anglian-based chartered accountants Price Bailey is finishing its partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK on a high after two employees trekked up five volcanoes and pushed the firm’s fundraising total to more than £73,000. Luke Adams, 26, and Rhys Holton, 25, who are both accountants at Price Bailey, joined a team of 18 intrepid explorers […]

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Posted on 06 Jun

73-year-old Eastbourne woman takes on skydive for dementia research

A 73-year-old woman from Eastbourne isn’t letting her age deter her from jumping out of a plane for dementia research. June Christophi says that she is “mostly excited” but also slightly nervous as she prepares to do the skydive on June 9. She decided to take on the amazing challenge as she is a member […]

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Posted on 06 Jun

Cyclist endures ‘toughest challenge’ for dementia research in honour of grandparents

A cycling enthusiast from Gosforth took on the toughest cycle ride of his life to help find a cure for dementia after seeing three of his grandparents diagnosed with the devastating condition. Chris Higham, Head of Strategy and Change at Virgin Money was joined by 10 of his colleagues for a coast to coast challenge. […]

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Posted on 05 Jun

Bromley man’s mammoth series of sporting challenges for dementia research

A Bromley man is taking on a gruelling itinerary of sporting challenges to raise money for pioneering dementia research. Geoff Cannell, 57, has signed up for a number of sporting events this year, with several more on his radar, and is also putting together a schedule of events for next year, all in support of […]

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Posted on 04 Jun

Belfast man takes on parkrun tour of Northern Ireland for dementia research

A Belfast man has set himself the challenge of running all 26 parkruns in Northern Ireland to raise money for pioneering dementia research in honour of his father who died with Alzheimer’s disease. This is the third year Paul Clarke has taken on a challenge to support Alzheimer’s Research UK, the official charity partner of […]

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Posted on 31 May

Cambridge group dedicated to raising funds for dementia research calls for new volunteers at one-year anniversary

A Cambridgeshire group is appealing for new members to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. Chris Drummond, who is from Milton, has been a long-time supporter of the UK’s leading dementia research charity, and helped to launch the group last May as its Chairman. Now, as the group […]

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