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Posted on 20 Aug

Dedicated Shropshire fundraiser made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

A Shropshire woman has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK in recognition of her fundraising and work to raise awareness of dementia. The accolade recognises Katie Foster’s support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity, particularly her efforts as leader of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Shropshire Fundraising Group, which launched last year. The […]

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Posted on 20 Aug

Tireless Devon fundraiser made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

A Devon woman who has gone from novice to marathon runner to raise thousands of pounds for dementia research has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK. The accolade recognises Caroline Savage’s support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity since she first took on a running challenge in 2016. She has gone from […]

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Posted on 17 Aug

Inspirational London Marathon runner with dementia made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

A Herefordshire woman who achieved her mission to challenge people’s perceptions of dementia by running the Virgin Money London Marathon has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK. The accolade recognises Sue Strachan’s exceptional efforts in raising money for the UK’s leading dementia research charity and raising awareness of the condition. Sue, who has […]

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Posted on 17 Aug

Poolsbrook parkrun Event Director made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Poolsbrook parkrun Event Director Andy Morris has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK in recognition of his fundraising and work to raise awareness of dementia. This accolade recognises the 55-year-old’s exceptional support for the charity since he first got involved by signing up for the inaugural Running Down Dementia campaign in 2016. Andy […]

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Posted on 14 Aug

Hampshire cyclist with broken bike completes 100km ride for dementia research

Not even a broken bike could stop a determined Hampshire fundraiser from completing a 100km overnight cycle ride in an effort to help find a cure for dementia. David Hall, 55, conquered the Liverpool Nightrider to raise funds for the Dementia Revolution, a historic joint campaign from Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK– and he’s […]

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Posted on 13 Aug

Call for determined volunteers to join fight against dementia in Crewe and Nantwich

Passionate volunteers in Crewe and Nantwich 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 02 Aug

Call for determined volunteers to join fight against dementia in Evesham and Pershore

Passionate fundraisers in Worcestershire are being asked to come forward to join a new fundraising group which has launched to support Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The founding members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Evesham & Pershore District Fundraising Group – the charity’s first group in Worcestershire ­– have plans underway […]

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Posted on 31 Jul

Call for determined volunteers to join fight against dementia in Preston and Fylde

Passionate volunteers in Preston and Fylde 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 30 Jul

Yorkshire cyclists to embark on second stage of epic Arctic to Africa ride

A group of Yorkshire cyclists are set to begin the second stage of a three-year challenge to ride 4,500 miles from the Arctic to Africa which is raising money for dementia research. Sean McPartland, David Kent, Paul Warner and Lee Lund completed the first stage last year, riding 1,400 miles from Nordkapp in Norway, the […]

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Posted on 27 Jul

Alzheimer’s Research UK urges people to sign up for Dundee Kiltwalk and support pioneering research

Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling on people to help make strides in the fight against dementia by taking on the Dundee Kiltwalk to raise money for pioneering research. Alzheimer’s Research UK is urging people to sign up for the event on Sunday August 19, which is the third of the four Kiltwalks in Scotland this […]

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