Press Releases

Stockport stroke survivors bring life to group’s new premises

Dec 02, 2014 15:11 GMT Stroke Association A support group for stroke survivors in Stockport has brought new life to Kimberley Street Centre, by planting bulbs and seeds to brighten up the area for the local community.

Young stroke survivor to showcase local talent for charity

Dec 01, 2014 14:37 GMT Stroke Association

Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group invites community to Christmas party

Dec 01, 2014 12:20 GMT Stroke Association The Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group are hosting their Christmas party at 2pm on Thursday 18 December, at the Velmore Centre, Chandlers Ford, and are inviting people from the local area to join in the festivities and learn more about the group.

​Young stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Dec 01, 2014 11:55 GMT Stroke Association A young stroke survivor from Leeds has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her courage and determination.

Dec 01, 2014 11:47 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association Carol concert on the 12th December 2014 will provide the perfect start to everyone’s Christmas celebrations. The Carol Concert, which will feature the Sainsbury’s Choir, recently seen on a hit TV Show, will take place at All Saint’s Church in Mill Street Maidstone.

Life After Stroke grows in Preston with new charity allotment

Nov 25, 2014 14:06 GMT Stroke Association Green-fingered stroke survivors and carers in Preston are creating an accessible allotment, to enable the local community to enjoy gardening and grow their own fruit and vegetables.

Scandic’s accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training

Nov 12, 2014 06:55 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic’s accessibility training has won first prize for best interactive training at the Swedish Learning Awards 2014 and also took home silver in the British E-learning Awards.

Royal Mail employee takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:19 GMT Stroke Association Royal Mail manager, Chris Wilkinson from Romiley, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when he took part in a zip slide across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Stroke survivor takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:13 GMT Stroke Association Courageous stroke survivor Heather Smyth, from Crewe, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when she soared across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the charity which supported her.

​Colne volunteer receives regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 14:15 GMT Stroke Association A volunteer from Colne has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of more than 10 years of support for stroke survivors.