Press Releases

Life After Stroke grows in Preston with new charity allotment

Nov 25, 2014 14:06 GMT Stroke Association Green-fingered stroke survivors and carers in Preston are creating an accessible allotment, to enable the local community to enjoy gardening and grow their own fruit and vegetables.

Postwoman takes the plunge as she swims with sharks for charity

Nov 21, 2014 10:51 GMT Stroke Association Postwoman Stephanie Wilson, 22 from Whitchurch, is set to brave a shark dive on Sunday 14 December, to raise awareness and funds for the Stroke Association.

Crisis has affected supply and demand in healthcare

Nov 19, 2014 11:55 GMT Eurofound In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, many European governments have cut spending on healthcare services. A new report from Eurofound identifies the groups most likely to face barriers to healthcare as a consequence of the crisis, including a number of new groups that have been generally overlooked by policymakers.

Royal Mail employee takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:19 GMT Stroke Association Royal Mail manager, Chris Wilkinson from Romiley, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when he took part in a zip slide across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Stroke survivor takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:13 GMT Stroke Association Courageous stroke survivor Heather Smyth, from Crewe, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when she soared across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the charity which supported her.

​Colne volunteer receives regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 14:15 GMT Stroke Association A volunteer from Colne has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of more than 10 years of support for stroke survivors.

Father’s stroke inspires Worcester son to tackle the Stroke Association Christmas run

Nov 10, 2014 11:57 GMT Stroke Association

 Inspiring stroke survivor receive regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 11:55 GMT Stroke Association

Suffolk stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 11:54 GMT Stroke Association

Dukinfield stroke survivor and fundraiser receives regional recognition

Nov 06, 2014 13:51 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Dukinfield has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her fundraising to support other stroke survivors.