Press Releases

​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.

​Postwoman conquers 30,000ft challenge for the Stroke Association

Jul 15, 2015 12:01 BST Stroke Association Carol Walthew, a postwoman from Kendal, has successfully completed three gruelling physical challenges, raising more than £2,235 for the Stroke Association in the process.

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

Jul 15, 2015 11:14 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is appealing to Northampton runners to help conquer stroke, by joining the charity’s team at the Northampton Half Marathon on Sunday 06 September.

TV comic Duncan Norvelle stages show for the Stroke Association

Jul 15, 2015 10:58 BST Stroke Association Popular comedian and impressionist Duncan Norvelle will return to the stage in Nottingham on Friday 31 July, for the first time since his life-changing stroke in April 2012.

​Sunderland beauty queen helps to conquer stroke

Jul 14, 2015 10:22 BST Stroke Association Sunderland beauty queen, Anya Gould, has chosen to support the Stroke Association ahead of competing in two international competitions, after her stepfather had a stroke.

​Big hearted Bluebird Care raises money for stroke survivors

Jul 13, 2015 13:49 BST Stroke Association The Director of St Helens homecare agency, Bluebird Care has raised more than £550 for the Stroke Association after his sister survived a stroke.

Family of ten take on the Great South Run in memory of Dad and Grandad

Jul 13, 2015 12:36 BST Stroke Association Ten members of the same family from Gosport, will be taking part in the Great South Run in October in memory of their Dad and Grandad Frank Marsden, who passed away in April after suffering four strokes.At his wake the family decided it would be a nice idea to run the Great South Run in his memory and on behalf of the Stroke Association.