Press Releases

​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.

​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.

​19 year old man wins National Carers Award

Jun 30, 2015 16:40 BST Stroke Association

​Stroke surviving artist wins national award

Jun 26, 2015 16:37 BST Stroke Association

Stroke Association volunteer triumphs over tragedy to scoop  major national award

Jun 26, 2015 16:28 BST Stroke Association

​Local teacher helps to conquer stroke with gruelling climbing challenge

Jun 23, 2015 12:17 BST Stroke Association A teacher from Ashton-Under-Lyne successfully scaled Alphin Pike in Saddleworth non-stop for 24 hours on Friday 19 June, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

James runs marathon for his Mum

Jun 22, 2015 13:55 BST Stroke Association A former England 800m runner has taken up the marathon challenge to raise funds for the Stroke Association after his mum Lynne had a stroke recently which has temporarily put her own marathon running experience on hold. James Mayo, who formerly lived in Andover, completed the Providence Marathon in Rhode Island in the US in just 3hrs 41mins.

​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.