Press Releases

​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.

​Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help support service in Lincoln

Jun 17, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers in Lincoln to help support their Family and Carer Support Service, and make a real difference to people in the area who have been affected by stroke.

​Unique art work by St Helens stroke survivors exhibited at The World of Glass

Jun 12, 2015 15:30 BST Stroke Association An inspirational piece of art created by stroke survivors from St Helens will be displayed at The World of Glass on Chalon Way East, from Thursday 11 June to 25 June.

​Local teacher set to help conquer stroke with climbing challenge

Jun 08, 2015 15:18 BST Stroke Association A teacher from Ashton-Under-Lyne will run up and down Alphin Pike in Saddleworth non-stop for 24 hours on Friday 19 June, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

The Stroke Association in Chester is out to conquer stroke, as part of Carers Week

Jun 05, 2015 15:22 BST Stroke Association In a bid to conquer stroke, residents in Chesterare invited to free blood pressure testing by the Stroke Association on Friday 12 June.The team will be set up in Sainsbury’s in Boughton from 11 am-3pm, as part of Carers Week.

Jun 01, 2015 15:50 BST Stroke Association This Volunteers Week (1-7 June), the Stroke Association has been highlighting the importance of the volunteers who provide vital support to the charity.

​Stroke Association Makes May Purple in Liverpool

May 22, 2015 15:43 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association will take over Liverpool’s Church Street on Friday 29 May to Make May Purple for stroke, when they’ll hold their Stroke in the City event to mark Action on Stroke Month.