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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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Posted on 24 Jul

England rugby legend Rory Underwood to tackle 100-mile cycle ride for dementia research

He may be better known for his bursts of speed down a rugby pitch, but England’s record try-scorer Rory Underwood will be tackling a longer distance this weekend in a bid to raise money for dementia research. Rory, who scored 49 tries in 85 Tests between 1984 and 1996, is taking on the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey […]

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Posted on 12 Jul

Seven-year-old to run 100km for dementia research in honour of great-grandad

A seven-year-old has taken on a challenge to run 100km before the end of the summer to raise money for dementia research in honour of her great-grandfather who has a rare form of the condition. Evie Flynn, from Bradford, is the youngest person to have signed up this year for Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Running Down […]

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Posted on 12 Jul

Football fever continues with Dyson’s annual ten-hour match for dementia research

It’s not only going to be international football stars competing on the World Cup final weekend – as the highly competitive Dyson Football Marathon will be returning on Saturday to raise vital funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. On July 14, the annual event will be back for its fifth year at a new venue, the […]

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Posted on 11 Jul

Football fever continues with Dyson’s annual ten-hour match for dementia research

It’s not only going to be international football stars competing on the World Cup final weekend – as the highly competitive Dyson Football Marathon will be returning on Saturday to raise vital funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. On July 14, the annual event will be back for its fifth year at a new venue, the […]

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Posted on 05 Jul

‘Postman Pat van’ heads to Iran as team drive 10,000 miles across 20 countries and three deserts for charity

A team of friends will take ‘Nancy’, a van styled on the famous TV postal van, from London to Ulan Ude, Siberia, as part of the notoriously gruelling Mongol Rally. Dan Gillett, who lives in Finchley, London, has been preparing for the renowned challenge for months with his girlfriend Flo Gillingham and friend Katie Shipp, […]

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