Press Releases

Dukinfield stroke survivor and fundraiser receives regional recognition

Nov 06, 2014 13:51 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Dukinfield has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her fundraising to support other stroke survivors.

Stroke survivor finds her voice to perform with charity choir

Nov 06, 2014 13:01 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Stalybridge has found her voice again, to perform with the Stroke Association’s Community Choir and mark World Stroke Day.

New exhibition series: Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist

Nov 06, 2014 12:10 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist will kick off the new exhibition series Rameau’s Nephews at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The series will showcase a young Norwegian contemporary artist in dialogue with a conversation partner. Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art from 7 November 2014 to 8 March 2015.

The UK will fail to meet international commitments to reduce deaths from preventable diseases – Richmond Group

Nov 06, 2014 10:44 GMT Stroke Association The Richmond Group of Charities has called for a national plan for health improvement to meet the World Health Organisation’s target of reducing preventable deaths by 25% by 2025. A new report 'What is preventing progress?' says local and national government, the NHS, public services, the private sector, charities and patients must work together to put prevention first.

Baroness Brady launches nation-wide search for Life After Stroke stars

Nov 05, 2014 15:23 GMT Stroke Association Baroness Brady, politician, businesswoman and star of The Apprentice, is launching a nation-wide search for inspiring stroke survivors, carers and volunteers to take part in the Stroke Association’s 2015 Life After Stroke Awards sponsored by the TONI & GUY Charitable Foundation.

Is Renewable Marriage The Answer To UK’s Marriage Crisis?

Nov 05, 2014 09:34 GMT The UK’s leading affair dating website is seeking a parliamentary debate about the future of modern marriage. With the high rate of divorce, an increase of people choosing not to marry and hundreds of thousands of unhappy spouses joining dating sites looking for affairs, is campaigning for the UK government to introduce renewal dates on marriages.

Royal Mail employee takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 04, 2014 14:28 GMT Stroke Association Royal Mail Deputy Manager, Carl Bell from Cheadle Hulme, is set to reach new heights on Saturday 08 November, when he zip slides across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Mexico City’s Day of the Dead through the lens of Antonio Olmos

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Nov 03, 2014 17:25 GMT Bury Council Radcliffe Library is holding a drop-in day when residents can find out about local soldiers who fought and died in the First World War.