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Dec 22, 2014 09:41 GMT Stroke Association

Stroke survivors bring festive cheer to patients in Lancashire

Dec 19, 2014 16:30 GMT Stroke Association A choir made up of stroke survivors, carers and family members brought plenty of Christmas cheer to stroke patients in Lancashire this week, with two festive carol performances.

Dec 19, 2014 13:56 GMT Stroke Association A new Expert Stroke Program is helping people from across Buckinghamshire to come to terms with stroke and re-build their lives. The six week course covers everything from understanding stroke to dealing with legal matters.

Golf club raises over £5,000 for stroke charities

Dec 19, 2014 13:55 GMT Stroke Association Members at Thornbury Golf club have raised a massive £5770.00 this year which has been donated to two stroke charities. The Captains’ charities for 2014 are The Stroke Association and The Thornbury & District Stroke Support Group.

Stroke survivors send Christmas messages to others in Acute Stroke Unit

Dec 19, 2014 13:51 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors from the Wokingham Stroke Support Group have created Christmas decorations with messages for new stroke survivors to encourage them in their fight to recovery. Messages of ‘Keep smiling’, ‘Keep going’ and ‘Don’t give up’ are included in the decorations which have been used to decorate the tree in the Acute Stroke unit at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Dec 19, 2014 13:47 GMT Stroke Association The Petersfield Stroke Association Voluntary Group has formed an Aphasia choir and they will be performing for the first time on 20th December 2014 in the town centre. The group who all suffer from Aphasia will be singing a selection of Christmas Carols.

Dec 19, 2014 13:44 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors and carers met with a variety of stroke care professionals to give feedback on their experience of stroke and the stroke care pathway in City. The annual feedback event was held in the Holiday Inn on 20th November 2014.

Early Bird tickets Solar Weekend sold out

Dec 17, 2014 13:43 GMT Solar Weekend Festival ROERMOND, THE NETHERLANDS – Early Bird tickets for Solar Weekend 2015 have sold out completely. Regular tickets for the creative crossover festival go on sale this Friday, December 19 at exactly 11:57 AM. This year’s theme is “Cinema”. The popular festival is held July 30 - August 2, 2015 at recreational beach de Maasplassen in Roermond.

Tsunami memorial service broadcast on TV

Dec 17, 2014 09:34 GMT Church of Sweden “We need memorial days for looking both back and forward,” says Archbishop Antje Jackelén. On 26 December it will be 10 years since the tsunami swept in over south-east Asia, and this will be remembered with a national memorial service in Uppsala Cathedral.