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Posted on 17 Nov

Price Bailey honoured for charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK

Price Bailey has been awarded the Best Corporate Partner accolade by the Institute of Fundraising East Anglia for its efforts to defeat dementia. The chartered accountants and business advisers were nominated for the prestigious award by the firm’s charity partner, Alzheimer’s Research UK. Since the partnership launched in April 2016, East Anglia-based Price Bailey has […]

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Posted on 16 Nov

Bath cyclist puts pedal power to the test in 1,000-mile challenge

A cyclist from Bath is aiming to ride 1,000 miles before the end of January to raise money for dementia research. Duncan Hobday has signed up for Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Cycling Down Dementia challenge. Cycling Down Dementia challenges participants to ride either 300 (Pioneer) or 1,000 (Epic) miles during the winter and raise £150 to […]

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Posted on 14 Nov

Aberdeen grandfather runs 2,660km in charity challenge

A grandfather ran further than the distance from Aberdeen to Moscow to finish top of the leaderboard in a charity running challenge. John Elrick, 61, clocked up 2,660km while taking part in Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Running Down Dementia initiative. More than 4,000 people signed up for the charity’s award-winning campaign this year. They were challenged […]

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Posted on 14 Nov

Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Running Down Dementia challenge raises £247,000

Participants in Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Running Down Dementia campaign went the distance to the Moon and raised £247,000 for vital dementia research. It is the second year the charity has run the award-winning initiative where people are challenged to run or walk 100km between May and the end of October and raise £100. Many people […]

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Posted on 14 Nov

Blackpool Tower goes orange and purple for Alzheimer’s Research UK

The Blackpool Tower will be lit up orange and purple this week as a show of support for everyone living with dementia in the north west. The 25,000 lights on the iconic 518-foot structure will be lit in the colours of Alzheimer’s Research UK on Thursday (November 16), with the tower orange and the heart […]

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Posted on 13 Nov

Sutton Coldfield fundraiser urges people to sign up for winter cycling challenge

A Sutton Coldfield cyclist who rode from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK is urging people to put their pedal power to the test this winter by taking on a new cycling challenge launched by the charity. Justine Longmore wants people to sign up for the charity’s new Cycling […]

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Posted on 13 Nov

Charity champion urges people to sign up for winter cycling challenge

An Essex-based Alzheimer’s Research UK Champion is urging people to put their pedal power to the test this winter by taking on an inspiring new cycling challenge launched by the charity. Helen German, from Wickford, wants people to sign up for the charity’s new Cycling Down Dementia initiative. Cycling Down Dementia challenges participants to ride […]

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Posted on 08 Nov

Sailor takes his grandfather’s legacy across the world in gruelling Atlantic row with best friend

A university graduate will continue his family’s seafaring legacy when he attempts to row the Atlantic with his best friend. Oli Glanville will face the ultimate endurance test by taking on the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge with old school friend George Randell. The 3,000-mile race, which starts on December 12, goes from the Canary Islands […]

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Posted on 03 Nov

Olympians Laura and Jason Kenny back winter charity cycle challenge

Olympic super couple Laura and Jason Kenny are urging people to put their pedal power to the test this winter by taking on an inspiring new cycling challenge launched by Alzheimer’s Research UK this week. The duo, who have won 10 Olympic gold medals between them, are asking people to sign up for the charity’s […]

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Posted on 27 Oct

Call for determined volunteers to join fight against dementia in Edinburgh

Passionate volunteers in Edinburgh 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 the group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness across the region. […]

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