Press Releases

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.

​Buxton fundraiser to run the length of Britain barefoot for charity

May 26, 2015 15:27 BST Stroke Association Aleks Kashefi, 37, from Buxton, is preparing to take on the most gruelling challenge of his life – running the entire length of Britain barefoot.

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.

The official Oslo Pride 2015 anthem released

May 20, 2015 08:24 BST Oslo Pride Former eurovision star Tooji sings this year's official Oslo Pride anthem.

SexShooters and Duo RAW are ready for Oslo Pride

May 20, 2015 07:40 BST Oslo Pride Oslo Pride gives you a double dose of muscles and music when the DJ duo SexShooters and Duo RAW are unleashed at The Oslo Pride 2015 Closing Party Saturday 27 June 2015.

Coach tourism community honoured at National Coach Tourism Awards 2015

May 18, 2015 15:48 BST Diversified Communications UK The winners of this year’s coveted National Coach Tourism Awards were announced last night at a prestigious ceremony held at West Midland Safari Park.

How to sleep at a festival

May 18, 2015 10:05 BST Dreams How to sleep at a festival: Oxfam Festivals Team offers sound advice on creating the best environment for sleeping at a big musical event

Solar Weekend welcomes international guests

May 15, 2015 11:58 BST Solar Weekend Festival After a decade of huge success in the Netherlands, the super creative Solar Weekend will be more international than ever before. In cooperation with Festicket we offer complete packages for our British guests. You can expect mind-blowing stages, the loveliest camping ever, on-site entertainment and a chock-full program of quality music, from hiphop to house and from bands to bombastic beats.

​Miss Lincolnshire calls on the region to Make May Purple for stroke

May 14, 2015 09:59 BST Stroke Association Miss Lincolnshire, Siana Hemmings, has joined forces with the Stroke Association, to Make May Purple for Action on Stroke Month 2015.