Press Releases

Stroke rates soar among men and women in their 40s and 50s

May 12, 2015 00:01 BST Stroke Association The number of strokes occurring in people of working age has risen by a quarter over the past 15 years

​Mosaic unveiling kicks of Action on Stroke Month at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

May 06, 2015 10:28 BST Stroke Association An inspirational mosaic created by stroke survivors was unveiled at Blackpool Victoria Hospital Stroke Unit on Friday 01 May, to mark the launch of Action on Stroke Month.

​Art exhibition comes to Belper to celebrate Action on Stroke Month

Apr 21, 2015 10:04 BST Stroke Association Artwork created by stroke survivors will be the focus of a new travelling art exhibition displayed at Belper Library from Friday 24 April – Thursday 7th May, to celebrate the launch of Action on Stroke Month this May.

​Scunthorpe residents invited to charity quiz night for the Stroke Association

Mar 24, 2015 15:01 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is hosting a Charity Quiz Night with a pie and pea supper on Friday 17 April and inviting all local residents to take part.

​Stroke survivors enjoy showcase of local support

Mar 24, 2015 10:21 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors, volunteers, carers and organisations from Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale came together on Monday 23 March, to celebrate the support for stroke survivors in the area.

​Sharston resident and Percy the sheep flock together in fundraising marathon challenge

Mar 11, 2015 14:44 GMT Stroke Association Sharston resident Chris Larkin will swap the streets of Manchester for the pavements of Paris on 12 April, when he tackles the Paris Marathon to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Downton Abbey creator helps to conquer stroke through national newspaper appeal

Feb 09, 2015 10:35 GMT Stroke Association The Times Christmas appeal raises over £200,000 to help conquer stroke

Local Stroke Survivor Officially Opens Vision Express Store

Feb 03, 2015 13:24 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor was guest of honour at the official opening of the Vision Express store in the Ladysmith Centre in Ashton-under-Lyne on Saturday.

Jan 28, 2015 13:20 GMT Poppy-PR An entrepreneur from Derbyshire has launched one of the first businesses in in the county to specialise in migrating businesses’ current IT systems to the Microsoft Cloud.

Stroke Association’s choir hits the right notes

Jan 21, 2015 12:41 GMT Stroke Association Local stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and health professionals are in perfect pitch once more as the Stroke Association’s Community Choir re-launches in Manchester.