Press Releases

James runs marathon for his Mum

Jun 22, 2015 13:55 BST Stroke Association A former England 800m runner has taken up the marathon challenge to raise funds for the Stroke Association after his mum Lynne had a stroke recently which has temporarily put her own marathon running experience on hold. James Mayo, who formerly lived in Andover, completed the Providence Marathon in Rhode Island in the US in just 3hrs 41mins.

Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help support service in Kirklees

Jun 22, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers across Kirklees to help support their Communication Support Service, and make a real difference to people in the area who have been affected by stroke.

​Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help support service in Lincoln

Jun 17, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers in Lincoln to help support their Family and Carer Support Service, and make a real difference to people in the area who have been affected by stroke.

30 years of supporting Stroke Survivors in Andover

Jun 17, 2015 11:18 BST Stroke Association A stroke club in Andover is celebrating 30 years of supporting stroke survivors and their families in the town.24 Members of the group celebrated the birthday with the new Mayor Iris Anderson and her consort John Cockaday in Kimbridge Restaurant during Action on Stroke Month on the 21st May 2015.

A World of Singing for Stroke

Jun 16, 2015 12:50 BST Stroke Association A special evening of music has been organised to raise funds for the Stroke Association. Over 150 performers from the City of Bristol choir, Bristol Youth choir and the Royal Mail choir will be singing in a special concert on the 25th June 2015 at St Georges in Bristol.

Jun 15, 2015 10:10 BST BCI London On the 19th of June, we welcome the renowned Bulgarian artist Mihail Lalov and his new exhibit at Sofia Gallery at the BCI in London (186-188 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HL, Phone: +44 20 7581 3144). The Institute is exhibiting Mihail Lalov's work until the 2d of July. Welcome!

​Unique art work by St Helens stroke survivors exhibited at The World of Glass

Jun 12, 2015 15:30 BST Stroke Association An inspirational piece of art created by stroke survivors from St Helens will be displayed at The World of Glass on Chalon Way East, from Thursday 11 June to 25 June.

Tooji - the Pussy Riot of Norway?

Jun 11, 2015 20:51 BST Oslo Pride Music video promoting gay rights divides Norwegian society.

​Local teacher set to help conquer stroke with climbing challenge

Jun 08, 2015 15:18 BST Stroke Association A teacher from Ashton-Under-Lyne will run up and down Alphin Pike in Saddleworth non-stop for 24 hours on Friday 19 June, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Faith, hope and love: But the greatest of these is love

Jun 08, 2015 05:58 BST Oslo Pride Toojis is out and proud! With his new art video Tooji hopes to kickstart a debate making love between persons of the same sex to be seen as something beautiful in religion. “