Press Releases

New drug treatment could offer stroke survivors better outcomes

Feb 26, 2015 08:00 GMT Stroke Association Stroke Association-funded research has promising results which could lead to a new drug treatment

​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.

Joanne is taking part in Resolution run for Nan and daughter

Feb 18, 2015 17:10 GMT Stroke Association Joanne Way, from Weston Super Mare, will be taking part in The Stroke Association’s Resolution Run in Ashton Court on 8th March 2015. Joanne will be running for her daughter Lexi (3 yrs and 8mths old) who had a stroke in the womb and Nanny who sadly passed away after a major stroke.

3 routes, 2 wheels, 1 great cause

Feb 18, 2015 17:05 GMT Stroke Association Chris Wright, from Medstead, wants to invite others to join him and help conquer stroke by taking part in the Thames Bridges Bike Ride on Sunday 10 May 2015. Chris who has had a mini-stroke (Transient Ischemic Attack) wants to raise awareness of stroke and help others.

Wrexham stroke survivor supports Wales-wide campaign

Feb 11, 2015 12:04 GMT Stroke Association

​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