Press Releases

Chingford stroke survivor saved by her daughter Steps Out for Stroke

Jun 01, 2015 11:49 BST Stroke Association

ALMA prizewinner brings joy of reading to Church of Sweden’s partner organisation

Jun 01, 2015 10:00 BST Church of Sweden Today the South African organisation PRAESA recieves the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015, the largest in the world for children’s and young adult literature, with prize money of SEK 5 million. The news is very pleasing for the Church of Sweden’s partner in South Africa, Philani, which works with children’s education in collaboration with PRAESA on the reading promotion project “Nal’ibali”.

Scandic continues to focus on food & beverages – has appointed Mats Åstrand as Group’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

May 28, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic, which today is already an industry leader in hotel breakfasts and other areas, is now intensifying the Group’s focus on food and beverages by recruiting Mats Åstrand as new Vice President Food & Beverage.

New Stroke group is launched in Dover.

May 26, 2015 19:39 BST Stroke Association A new Stroke Association Voluntary group has been launched in Dover.The group held its official launch in the Ark in Noah’s Ark road on the 7th May 2015.Stroke survivor Peter Groombridge from Shepherdswell decided to open a voluntary group with support from the Stroke Association after a stroke club in the town was closed down due to the sad death of the club’s Vice Chairperson Jean Henderson.

Award winning Chef Richard Bertinet shows support for Action on Stroke Month

May 26, 2015 17:03 BST Stroke Association Award winning baker and Chef Richard Bertinet from Bath has shown his support for Action on Stroke Month by sharing his Blackcurrant Mousse recipe to inspire everyone to Make May Purple.

Celebrating 40 years of contributing to Social Europe

May 26, 2015 10:45 BST Eurofound This year marks 40 years for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the Dublin-based EU Agency charged with providing knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies.

Funding for events from Moray Council

May 22, 2015 20:36 BST Moray Council Moray Council has established a fund to support events in the area

​Stroke Association Makes May Purple in Liverpool

May 22, 2015 15:43 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association will take over Liverpool’s Church Street on Friday 29 May to Make May Purple for stroke, when they’ll hold their Stroke in the City event to mark Action on Stroke Month.

Unpaid carers to be celebrated in Moray

May 22, 2015 14:06 BST Moray Council A celebration of Moray’s unpaid carers will be held next month during national Carers’ Week, with a theme of building carer friendly communities.

The Great Paddle challenge for stroke

May 22, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association Phil Elborough from Petersfield has decided to do a mammoth paddle board challenge to raise funds for the Stroke Association.Phil was inspired to do something in Action on Stroke Month to thank the local Petersfield Stroke Association for the fantastic support that they have given him and his mother since his Dad had two strokes.