Press Releases

​Stroke survivors’ artwork exhibited in Manchester to celebrate World Stroke Day

Oct 20, 2015 12:24 BST Stroke Association To mark World Stroke Day, art work created by stroke survivors from across Greater Manchester will be displayed at Manchester Central Library, from Monday 19 October –Thursday 19 November.

​Life After Stroke grows in Stoke-on-Trent with charity gardening group

Sep 23, 2015 14:41 BST Stroke Association Green-fingered stroke survivors have overhauled the local community gardens at the Hollybush Inn in Brown Edge, while boosting their recovery from stroke.

​Sunderland beauty queen helps to conquer stroke

Jul 14, 2015 10:22 BST Stroke Association Sunderland beauty queen, Anya Gould, has chosen to support the Stroke Association ahead of competing in two international competitions, after her stepfather had a stroke.

​Big hearted Bluebird Care raises money for stroke survivors

Jul 13, 2015 13:49 BST Stroke Association The Director of St Helens homecare agency, Bluebird Care has raised more than £550 for the Stroke Association after his sister survived a stroke.

​Stroke garden blooms thanks to Dobbies donation

Jul 10, 2015 12:09 BST Stroke Association A local garden project which supports stroke survivors throughout their recovery has been selected to receive an in-store shopping spree from Dobbies Garden Centre in Birtley as part of the store’s Here We Grow scheme.

Young Doncaster stroke survivor set to tackle York 10K

Jul 06, 2015 10:54 BST Stroke Association Hannah Burton, a 19 year old stroke survivor from Doncaster, is set to help conquer stroke by taking part in the York 10k on Sunday 02 August, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

​Merseyside Stroke Group honoured with national award

Jul 01, 2015 09:46 BST Stroke Association Merseyside Stroke Group, based in Liverpool, has been recognised for the support they offer local stroke survivors along with their infectious enthusiasm and laughter, with a national Life After Stroke Award.

​Derbyshire stroke survivor makes remarkable recovery and scoops major award

Jun 30, 2015 16:59 BST Stroke Association A father from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, has scooped a national Life After Stroke Award (LASA) for his remarkable bravery, following a life-changing stroke. Mark Ellis, 27, was presented with award by Martin Lewis and Tamsin Greig at a star-studded ceremony, hosted by the Stroke Association in London, on Thursday 25 June 2015.

Charity hosts Big Purple Night Out for stroke

Jun 30, 2015 16:29 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is inviting Wigan residents to enjoy a fun filled gala evening at Golborne and Parkside Sports and Community Club, to help raise vital funds for the charity.

Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help support service in Kirklees

Jun 22, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers across Kirklees to help support their Communication Support Service, and make a real difference to people in the area who have been affected by stroke.