Press Releases

Rochdale’s care homes open their doors for national event

Jun 16, 2014 10:23 BST Rochdale Borough Council A selection of Rochdale’s care homes will be throwing their doors open to the public this Friday (20 June) as part of National Care Homes Open day.

Max Zachs and the minister for Equality and Social Inclusion opens EuroPride 2014

Jun 13, 2014 09:38 BST Oslo Pride Max Zachs, one of Britiains most well known Trans people, known from the British TV series "My Transsexual Summer" headlines the official opening of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo, Norway. At the official opening Zachs will be accompanied by Norway’s minister for Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne (in the picture), from the populist Progress party (Frp).

Purchasing power of EU workers rising, despite limited collectively agreed pay increases

Jun 12, 2014 13:39 BST Eurofound Nominal collectively agreed pay increases remained limited in the majority of EU Member States in 2013. However, because of lower inflation rates, employees in a number of European countries saw the purchasing power of their wages increase, reflecting a change from the post-crisis trend that had been observed since 2011. Eurofound’s annual update on pay is out.

Young drama students lift the curtain on safeguarding at unique event

Jun 12, 2014 11:37 BST Rochdale Borough Council A talented group of students from Whitworth High school turned thespian to help professionals understand better how to protect families across Rochdale borough. The

And there’s more – Jimmy Cricket throws his weight behind Carers' Campaign

Jun 12, 2014 11:24 BST Rochdale Borough Council Famous Irish comedian Jimmy Cricket has pledged his support for Rochdale’s thousands of carers at a special event to mark National Carers Week.

Trinity St David graduate and stroke survivor wins national award

Jun 12, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association Stroke survivor Angharad Lloyd-Thomas has won the Stroke Association's 2014 Adult Courage Award (18-64).

Burton and District Stroke Club wins national award

Jun 12, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association Burton and District Stroke Club, based in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, has been recognised for the support and advice they offer local stroke survivor with a 2014 Life After Stroke Award

13-year-old carer wins national award

Jun 12, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association Cheyenne McLaughlin, 13, from Isleworth, Middlesex, has been presented with a 2014 Stroke Association Life After Stroke Award.

Epsom grandfather scoops major award for courage after stroke

Jun 12, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association A Surrey grandfather has won a 2014 Stroke Association Life After Stroke Award for his remarkable bravery following a life-changing stroke.

Farnborough physiotherapist wins Professional Excellence award

Jun 12, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association Melissa Peters, 32, from Farnborough, Hampshire, has won the 2014 Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Award for Professional Excellence.