Press Releases

Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help conquer stroke in County Durham

Oct 14, 2014 09:51 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers in County Durham to help conquer stroke, by supporting the charity’s work in the area.

Oct 13, 2014 16:16 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton Market Hall welcomed over 1300 shoppers on Saturday as three new shop units opened for their first day of trading. Style Barn, Phoebe’s Fabrics and DK Tagz opened on Saturday alongside 21 pop up stalls as the market hall was at its busiest since the doors were reopened in June.

Romantic couple from Seaton receive regional recognition

Oct 13, 2014 14:28 BST Stroke Association

9-year-old stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Oct 13, 2014 14:27 BST Stroke Association

Oct 13, 2014 12:04 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Burton Statutes Fair has been running for many centuries. Over the years it has changed from a primarily hiring fair to the amusement fair that we have today.

Redeveloped Land Improves Barton under Needwood Library and Youth Centre

Oct 13, 2014 11:57 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Redevelopment of the land in front of the library/youth centre in Barton under Needwood was raised as a project back in 2012 and agreed as a neighbourhood project in 2013/2014. Local residents had asked if this land could be improved to provide better access to the facilities and improve the visual amenity.

Levels of work-related stress, and violence and harassment, are still high in European workplaces

Oct 13, 2014 08:45 BST Eurofound A new report out today gives a broad overview on psychosocial risks at European workplaces and provides examples on the way forward at political as well as company level. The report is presented today to national labour inspectors and practitioners from several southern European countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and to EU-level policymakers in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 16 October 2014.

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.

Stroke Association launches ‘My Stroke Guide’ to help thousands conquer stroke

Oct 10, 2014 15:17 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association launches a new web tool to support stroke survivors make their best possible recovery. ‘My Stroke Guide’ will be a service available to stroke survivors who receive the charity’s ‘Life After Stroke’ services so that they can be supported by Stroke Association staff.

Oct 10, 2014 15:11 BST Uppsala University The Nobel peace prize this year goes to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.