Press Releases

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.

Wakefield stroke survivor tackles London Marathon as Pink Lady® apple

Feb 18, 2015 11:47 GMT Stroke Association A young mother and stroke survivor from Wakefield has been ‘picked’ to take part in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, dressed as a Pink Lady® apple and to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Communities 2.0 Joint Winners of Class Award for Best Communications at WCVA Awards

Feb 18, 2015 11:02 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre The winners of Wales Council for Voluntary Action’s (WCVA) prestigious Third Sector Awards Cymru 2014 were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by BBC Wales presenter Jason Mohammad at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff. Run by WCVA and supported by voluntary sector services specialist Class Telecommunications, the awards had a shortlist of 19 groups from across the country.

Feb 18, 2015 07:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight Today the list of brands in Sustainable Brand Index 2015 is released. This year the list includes more than 700 brands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. New brands include Starbucks, Colgate-Palmolive and Orkla Foods.

Scandic revitalises Vasateatern theatre again – and recreates a unique cultural scene in Stockholm

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 GMT Scandic Hotels The curtain will soon go up again at the Vasateatern theatre in Stockholm. After having stood empty since 2009, the classic private theatre will live once more in a new guise. A vibrant cultural scene for theatre and music will become a reality when the splendid building is joined to Scandic Grand Central to create a one-of-a-kind hotel with restaurants and bars.

Feb 17, 2015 11:50 GMT Colin Neighbourhood Partnership The month of March will be a busy one in the Colin area of West Belfast when almost 50 events are set to take place as part of Creativity Month in Colin. A wide range of creative activities, events and workshops will be on offer. Film, music, art, sport, history, photography, crafts, and creative technologies all feature in the vibrant programme which was launched today.

Feb 16, 2015 13:53 GMT Bury Council Information and advice on how to look after your NHS hearing aid are being offered at a free afternoon session in Bury town centre.

Cakes for Levi

Feb 13, 2015 16:31 GMT Tree of Hope A Year 4 class from Oxford Road Community School in Reading, West Berkshire held a cake sale this week.

Feb 13, 2015 08:41 GMT Intelligent Solar Box Technologies Intelligent Solar Box becomes only PAYG (Pay As You Go) Integrated audio featured solution in the world. Rent to Own(R 2 O)Pre-Paid Solar Home Systems

Wrexham stroke survivor supports Wales-wide campaign

Feb 11, 2015 12:04 GMT Stroke Association