Press Releases

Moray pupils create a film to help new intake make the step up to secondary education.

Jul 02, 2015 13:00 BST Moray Council Students and staff at a Moray high school have produced a ten-minute film shows pupils defining what key elements of GIRFEC – such as Safe, Healthy, Active, Nurtured, Achieving, Respected, Responsible, Included ( SHANARRI for short), looks like to them. The film is being used to help transition from P7 to S1 and is being used in secondary schools in Moray.

Scandic to take over prestigious hotel in Bergen, Norway

Jul 02, 2015 06:30 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordics, is taking over one of Norway’s most prominent hotels – Hotel Norge in Bergen. The hotel, which was built in 1885, is Bergen’s oldest hotel and will from the beginning of the fall of 2016, be completely transformed to claim its place as the top hotel in the city.

Jul 01, 2015 18:07 BST Poppy-PR A man from St Anns will be cutting off his staple dreadlocks in a bid to raise money for a brand new Nottingham based charity called The Harley Jae Trust.

​Manchester stroke specialist scoops national award for life-saving work

Jul 01, 2015 10:01 BST Stroke Association One of the country’s leading stroke specialists has scooped a national Life After Stroke Special Recognition Award for her pioneering work to transform the quality of stroke care in the UK. Professor Pippa Tyrrell, 58 from Cheshire, was presented with her award by Sally Bee at a star studded ceremony hosted by the Stroke Association in London on Thursday 25 June 2015.

​13 year old stroke survivor wins national courage award

Jul 01, 2015 09:53 BST Stroke Association A 13 year-old from Stockton on Tees has won a national Life After Stroke Award. Emily Simpson was presented with the Children and Young People’s Courage Award by Jermaine Jackman and Tallia Storm at a star-studded ceremony at the Rosewood Hotel in London on 25 June 2015.

Scandic to open a large international hotel in Kødbyen – strengthens its position as Denmark’s largest hotel operator

Jul 01, 2015 06:30 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries, will open yet another large international hotel in the spring of 2018. The hotel, which will be located in the center of Copenhagen’s “meatpacking district” – Kødbyen – will be designed with the history and urban character of the area in mind and will provide a vibrant meeting place for both guests and Copenhageners alike.

​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.

​19 year old man wins National Carers Award

Jun 30, 2015 16:40 BST Stroke Association

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 surviving artist wins national award

Jun 26, 2015 16:37 BST Stroke Association