Press Releases

​Wythenshawe woman braves ‘three jumps’ in memory of her dad

Feb 09, 2015 16:46 GMT Stroke Association Linda Thorne, 28 from Wythenshawe, is braving three ‘Jumps for Doug’ to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association, in memory of her father who passed away after a stroke.

​Wirral Stroke Survivor Officially Opens Vision Express Store

Feb 09, 2015 16:07 GMT Stroke Association A 62-year old stroke survivor was guest of honour as the Vision Express store in Heswall was official opened on Saturday.

​Formby Stroke Survivor Officially Opens Vision Express Store

Feb 09, 2015 15:01 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor was guest of honour at the official opening of the Vision Express store in The Beacons, Formby on Saturday.

Edward urges people in Kent to act FAST

Feb 05, 2015 13:52 GMT Stroke Association Edward Ramsay, 71, from Chatham had a stroke in October last year and believes the FAST Test could have saved his life

Heather urges people from Surrey to act FAST

Feb 05, 2015 13:46 GMT Stroke Association Heather Cooper, 49 from Fetcham, had a stroke in October last year and believes the FAST Test could have saved her life. Mia, Heather’s 13 year old daughter, recognised the FAST Symptoms when her Mum showed her that she couldn’t lift her arm. Mia knew straight away that her Mum had a stroke, and told her Dad to call 999.

Feb 05, 2015 13:34 GMT Stroke Association Simon Batsman, 20, from Winchester in the South of England had a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) otherwise known as a mini-stroke, in February 2013 and believes the FAST Test could have saved his life.

Feb 05, 2015 13:10 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is offering people the chance to make a pledge which counts and take part in a 5k,10k or 15k Resolution Run in Lydiard Park, Swindon on the 22nd March 2015 This is one of over 20 Resolution Runs taking place across the UK. These fun events provide the perfect motivation to get back in shape and support a vital cause.

Feb 05, 2015 13:03 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is challenging people to face their fears and walk bare foot across a Firewalk.The heated fundraising event will take place in Millennium Square, Bristol on the 27th February 2015.

Feb 05, 2015 12:57 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association today launches a new initiative to help more people affected by stroke receive emergency medical treatment. The charity is calling for people across the South West to support the FAST Forward campaign by learning the signs of a stroke and sharing the message to help save more lives.

Stroke Association lends a helping hand to Nottingham stroke survivor

Feb 05, 2015 10:43 GMT Stroke Association