Press Releases

Olympian Sharron Davies and local stroke survivor champion Step out for Stroke in Southampton

Apr 20, 2015 16:28 BST Stroke Association Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and TV presenter, is joining a local stroke survivor to champion the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke. Sharron and Gloria are encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters in Southampton to sign up to the sponsored walking event in East Park on the 6th June 2015.

Are you up for the Zumbathon Challenge?

Apr 20, 2015 12:21 BST Bury Council Two of Bury’s most well-loved fitness faces are inviting women and girls to join them at a five-hour charity Zumbathon on Sunday (26 April).

Small wire form relieves medical staff

Apr 20, 2015 07:30 BST Lesjöfors AB A simple hook may facilitate the lifting moment for medical staff, e.g. when helping patients to the toilet. The patented product "Garment Lifter" is concidered a potential bestseller world-wide. Lesjöfors is manufacturing the wire form.

Apr 16, 2015 17:05 BST Stroke Association 80 year old Alan Dudney is getting ready to put his best foot forward as he takes on the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Recycle for Bury Easter egg winner

Apr 16, 2015 13:15 BST Bury Council A very out-of-the-ordinary Easter egg was won in a free prize draw at Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival by Kathleen Morrison of Ramsbottom.

Apr 16, 2015 11:24 BST Bury Council Work has now started on building a new bus station in the heart of Radcliffe which should be ready for Christmas.

Global's Make Some Noise gives £5,000 grant to help Scott House families

Apr 15, 2015 12:17 BST The Sick Children's Trust The Sick Children's Trust was thrilled to receive a grant for £5,000 following Global's Make Some Noise campaign last year.

Stroke Association calls for volunteers in South West London

Apr 14, 2015 14:58 BST Stroke Association

​Essex resident takes on London Marathon for stroke

Apr 14, 2015 14:48 BST Stroke Association

Strike caused decrease in traffic

Apr 14, 2015 13:10 BST Avinor