Press Releases

Dec 19, 2014 15:37 GMT Bury Council Bury Council is supporting the 2015 Dry January campaign which is a venture led by Alcohol Concern and supported by Public Health England.

Dec 19, 2014 13:56 GMT Stroke Association A new Expert Stroke Program is helping people from across Buckinghamshire to come to terms with stroke and re-build their lives. The six week course covers everything from understanding stroke to dealing with legal matters.

Golf club raises over £5,000 for stroke charities

Dec 19, 2014 13:55 GMT Stroke Association Members at Thornbury Golf club have raised a massive £5770.00 this year which has been donated to two stroke charities. The Captains’ charities for 2014 are The Stroke Association and The Thornbury & District Stroke Support Group.

Stroke survivors send Christmas messages to others in Acute Stroke Unit

Dec 19, 2014 13:51 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors from the Wokingham Stroke Support Group have created Christmas decorations with messages for new stroke survivors to encourage them in their fight to recovery. Messages of ‘Keep smiling’, ‘Keep going’ and ‘Don’t give up’ are included in the decorations which have been used to decorate the tree in the Acute Stroke unit at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Dec 19, 2014 13:47 GMT Stroke Association The Petersfield Stroke Association Voluntary Group has formed an Aphasia choir and they will be performing for the first time on 20th December 2014 in the town centre. The group who all suffer from Aphasia will be singing a selection of Christmas Carols.

Dec 19, 2014 13:44 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors and carers met with a variety of stroke care professionals to give feedback on their experience of stroke and the stroke care pathway in City. The annual feedback event was held in the Holiday Inn on 20th November 2014.

Dec 19, 2014 10:46 GMT Bury Council Health is top of the agenda when Radcliffe Township forum meets on Thursday 8 January.

Dec 18, 2014 15:52 GMT Bury Council Work will start in the New Year to demolish the former Greater Manchester Police HQ in Irwell Street, Bury.

Nova Contracting plays Father Christmas to local charity

Dec 18, 2014 10:09 GMT The Sick Children's Trust Eckersley House receives generous donation from local firm

Dec 17, 2014 10:04 GMT Bury Council Bury residents in need of a new or replacement kitchen caddy or a roll of compostable liners can now collect these for free from venues across the borough.