Press Releases

​The Stroke Association calls on Liverpool festive fun runners to help conquer stroke

Nov 05, 2015 11:50 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is appealing to runners in Liverpool to join the charity’s team at the Medicash Santa Dash in Liverpool City Centre, on Sunday 06 December.

​Northwich netball players set to score for the Stroke Association

Nov 04, 2015 16:24 GMT Stroke Association Michelle Timm, 51 from Northwich, is encouraging local residents to help raise vital funds for the Stroke Association, in memory of her husband Julian Timm.

​Stroke survivors celebrate life after stroke with 35 foot high aerial assault course

Nov 03, 2015 16:35 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors and carers from across Manchester have taken on a 35 foot high aerial assault course to support the Stroke Association.

Scandic’s future leaders highlighted through internal program

Oct 30, 2015 09:00 GMT Scandic Hotels The talents of 2016 have now been selected for Scandic’s internal leadership program, Talent@Scandic, a one-year program that supports employees with the potential to become future leaders within the Group.

World Stroke Day: Hard-hitting new film urges people to call 999 immediately if they spot signs of stroke

Oct 29, 2015 08:00 GMT Stroke Association A new public awareness film is being released on 29 October by Public Health England and the Stroke Association to coincide with World Stroke Day

​Ripley St Thomas pupils give a hand on World Stroke Day

Oct 27, 2015 16:12 GMT Stroke Association Charitable pupils at Ripley St Thomas have been ‘giving a hand’ to the Stroke Association this week, to help raise awareness of stroke.

Scandic the first hotel chain to validate chef credentials through ”Fast Track”

Oct 26, 2015 12:00 GMT Scandic Hotels In late September, Labour Minister Ylva Johansson joined industry organisation Visita and the Hotel & Restaurant Workers’ Union, HRF, at Scandic St Jörgen in Malmö to launch “Fast Track”, an initiative to move newcomers to Sweden who have training and experience in understaffed professions more quickly into the labour market.

Christopher Biggins and Miriam Margolyes lead call to ‘Give a Hand’ to the Stroke Association

Oct 22, 2015 09:00 BST Stroke Association A host of well-known names supporting the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative.

EU to showcase Scandic as an example of good practice within accessibility

Oct 21, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility at Scandic Hotels, has been invited by the European Union to present Scandic’s award-wining accessibility training at The EU’s Tourism Education & Training Offer conference to be held in Brussels on October 21.

Norwich stroke survivor teams up with rugby star to call on people to ‘Give a Hand’

Oct 20, 2015 14:56 BST Stroke Association