Press Releases

Ormskirk stroke survivor tackles Resolution Run for charity

Mar 10, 2015 11:38 GMT Stroke Association A young stroke survivor from Ormskirk is tackling the Stroke Association’s Resolution Run on Sunday 15 March at Delamere Forest, Cheshire, just eight months into his recovery.

​Manchester fundraisers take to Heaton Park for the Stroke Association

Mar 09, 2015 10:06 GMT Stroke Association Over 340 people from across Manchester ran, jogged or walked to raise more than £11,200 for the Stroke Association, at the charity’s Resolution Run this weekend.

35 people from across Bristol walk over hot coals for stroke

Mar 06, 2015 14:34 GMT Stroke Association 35 people from Bristol took part in a Firewalk in the City centre on the 27th February 2015.Together they walked around 1,400 feet over hot coals to raise around £3,500 for the Stroke Association.

​Olympian Sharron Davies champions Step out for Stroke

Mar 05, 2015 17:15 GMT Stroke Association Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series.

Mar 02, 2015 20:28 GMT Stroke Association The team from the Stroke Association in Plymouth joined the backstage and front of house staff at the Theatre Royal Plymouth to raise awareness of stroke and give a free blood pressure check to all staff. The visit was part of the charity’s Know Your Blood Pressure campaign.

Beverly takes up Inca challenge for her sister Georgie

Mar 02, 2015 13:08 GMT Stroke Association Beverly Salt, from Bristol, will be embarking on the challenge of her lifetime, on the 16th March 2015. Beverly will be walking the Inca Trail over four days to raise money for the Stroke Association and Your Voice, a local support group, run by her sister Georgie & fellow stroke survivor Paul Barnes for Stroke Survivors in Devon.

£100 raised through Sip for Stroke at Elms Nursing Home

Feb 27, 2015 21:20 GMT Stroke Association The Elms Nursing Home in Bembridge hosted a ‘Sip for Stroke’ to raise funds for the Stroke Association on the 12th February 2015. Stroke survivors, their friends and family and staff from the home got together to celebrate Life after Stroke.

"The Walls Still Hold a Tune" Charity Fundraiser for Amnesty International, announced by CloseUp PR

Feb 27, 2015 12:14 GMT CloseUp PR. "The Walls Still Hold a Tune" Charity Fundraiser for Amnesty International is going to be held on the 21st of March at the Fox and Newt in Leeds. It will be evening of fine rock music from Paul Miro, supported by Polly Phluid (Idol Dead) and Ultraxine, and includes "The Raffle of Rock", with prizes including signed rock memorabilia from The Dowling Poole, The Eureka Machines and many more.

​Daredevils with a head for heights sought for first Stroke Association abseil

Feb 23, 2015 13:38 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling out for adrenaline junkies and fun-seeking fundraisers to abseil down one of the highest buildings in Leeds, on Saturday 28 March.

Stroke coordinator takes on the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon

Feb 23, 2015 11:41 GMT Stroke Association A healthcare professional who dedicates his time to supporting stroke survivors is tackling the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon on Sunday 22 March, in aid of the Stroke Association.