Press Releases

​Worcester resident is embarking on a 2,600 mile motorcycle trip to raise funds for the Stroke Association

Aug 04, 2015 11:00 BST Stroke Association Alex Husband, 44, from Leigh, is embarking on a 2,600 mile long road motorcycle challenge around the UK mainland on Saturday 12 September. He'll be raising vital funds for the Stroke Association after his mother-in-law had a devastating stroke three years ago.

​The Stroke Association calls on Wirral runners to help conquer stroke

Aug 03, 2015 15:49 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is appealing to runners in the Wirral to help conquer stroke, by joining the charity’s team at the Wirral Half Marathon, or 10k, on Sunday 13 September.

Get set for a memorable adrenaline rush!

Aug 03, 2015 15:32 BST Stroke Association Brave fundraisers are being encouraged to sign up for the Stroke Association’s latest adrenaline filled event, the Titan Crane Abseil on Saturday 29 August 2015.

Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors

Jul 31, 2015 14:16 BST Stroke Association

Wakefield woman hosts Big Get Together for the Stroke Association in memory of mum

Jul 31, 2015 10:00 BST Stroke Association Seani Armitage, 23 from Stanley, is calling on local people to take part in The Big Get Together #ForFiona, a creative fundraising event she has organised in memory of her mother.

​Corby stroke support group appeals for local volunteers

Jul 23, 2015 11:33 BST Stroke Association A Corby support group is appealing for volunteers, to enable them to continue to support stroke survivors on their road to recovery.

​Stroke survivor discovers new talent for poetry after stroke

Jul 21, 2015 14:33 BST Stroke Association A woman from Chesterfield has discovered a new talent for writing poetry, after surviving a stroke earlier this year.

Over 30 Stroke survivors step out in Reading to help others

Jul 21, 2015 10:31 BST Stroke Association Over 30 stroke survivors and their family from Reading and surrounding areas came together to Step Out for Stroke on the 12th July 2015.The group signed up to the sponsored walking event in Christchurch Meadows to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Samantha’s 50th Birthday challenge for Dad

Jul 20, 2015 11:28 BST Stroke Association Samantha Mitchell from Camborne in Cornwall has signed up to the Bournemouth half marathon in October in memory of her Dad who passed away five years ago after a stroke. Samantha who turns 50 this year wanted to do something to celebrate her birthday and raise money for the Stroke Association.

Liverpool daredevils sought for sky high Stroke Association abseil

Jul 17, 2015 10:40 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on fun-seeking fundraisers to take part in an unforgettable abseil at the iconic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Saturday 08 August 2015.