Press Releases

​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 Kirklees

Jun 22, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers across Kirklees to help support their Communication Support Service, and make a real difference to people in the area who have been affected by stroke.

​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.

30 years of supporting Stroke Survivors in Andover

Jun 17, 2015 11:18 BST Stroke Association A stroke club in Andover is celebrating 30 years of supporting stroke survivors and their families in the town.24 Members of the group celebrated the birthday with the new Mayor Iris Anderson and her consort John Cockaday in Kimbridge Restaurant during Action on Stroke Month on the 21st May 2015.

A World of Singing for Stroke

Jun 16, 2015 12:50 BST Stroke Association A special evening of music has been organised to raise funds for the Stroke Association. Over 150 performers from the City of Bristol choir, Bristol Youth choir and the Royal Mail choir will be singing in a special concert on the 25th June 2015 at St Georges in Bristol.

​Unique art work by St Helens stroke survivors exhibited at The World of Glass

Jun 12, 2015 15:30 BST Stroke Association An inspirational piece of art created by stroke survivors from St Helens will be displayed at The World of Glass on Chalon Way East, from Thursday 11 June to 25 June.

The Stroke Association in Chester is out to conquer stroke, as part of Carers Week

Jun 05, 2015 15:22 BST Stroke Association In a bid to conquer stroke, residents in Chesterare invited to free blood pressure testing by the Stroke Association on Friday 12 June.The team will be set up in Sainsbury’s in Boughton from 11 am-3pm, as part of Carers Week.