Heritage Healthcare set to Make May Purple for the Stroke Association
Heritage Healthcare in Darlington is supporting the Stroke Association’s national awareness month, Make May Purple, to raise vital funds for people affected by stroke.
Stroke Association warns cuts to services will have a significant impact on Durham stroke survivors and carers
Peter Moore, Regional Director at the Stroke Association in the North East, comments on the impact of North Durham CCG and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG withdrawing the funding for the Stroke Association’s Stroke Recovery Service and Communication Support Service in County Durham and Darlington.
Easington septuagenarian takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association
Patricia Baxter, 79, from Easington has raised over £940 for the Stroke Association after taking on the charity’s Zip the Tyne in her 80th year.
Stroke survivor takes on zip wire for the Stroke Association
A 20-year-old stroke survivor and mother of one, from Bishop Auckland, is preparing to take on the Stroke Association’s Zip the Tyne on Saturday 04 March to raise vital funds for the charity that supported her in her recovery.
Local singer pays tribute to aunt to raise funds for the Stroke Association
A Durham singer has recorded a song dedicated to her aunt, after she passed away following a stroke, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.
Fundraisers set to face the heat at firewalk
The Stroke Association is calling out for thrill-seekers to walk barefoot across burning coals at a firewalk, at 6pm on Thursday 09 February at Sainsbury's in Bishop Auckland.
Hartlepool stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign
Hartlepool stroke survivor Dot Guttridge, 64, is one of the hundreds of people living with communication difficulties after a stroke.
Stockton-on-Tees family calls for A New Era for Stroke
A 14 year-old-stroke survivor and her family from Stockton-on-Tees are supporting the Stroke Association’s call for a new national stroke strategy for England.
Stockton-on-Tees family walk their way to fundraising success
A Stockton-on-Tees family has raised more than £1,140 for the Stroke Association, after holding a sponsored walk in memory of a family member who passed away from a stroke.
Stroke survivor marks recovery with daring Stroke Association zip line challenge
A young stroke survivor from Durham will mark almost a year since his stroke, by taking part in Newcastle’s first ever night time zip wire.
Chester-le-Street family goes the extra mile for the Stroke Association
A Chester-le-Street father will be joined by his family to take on the Morrisons Great North Run on Sunday 13 September 2015, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.
13 year old stroke survivor wins national courage award
A 13 year-old from Stockton on Tees has won a national Life After Stroke Award. Emily Simpson was presented with the Children and Young People’s Courage Award by Jermaine Jackman and Tallia Storm at a star-studded ceremony at the Rosewood Hotel in London on 25 June 2015.
Stroke Association calls for volunteers to help conquer stroke in County Durham
The Stroke Association is calling on volunteers in County Durham to help conquer stroke, by supporting the charity’s work in the area.
South Shields graduate takes on the Bupa Great North Run for stroke
A young South Shields graduate whose grandparents both had strokes will tackle the Bupa Great North Run on Sunday 7 September, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.
Young Stockton-on-Tees stroke survivor receives regional recognition
A 12 year old stroke survivor from Stockton-on-Tees has been awarded a Highly Commended Life After Stroke certificate from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her courage and determination.
Young stroke survivor and fiancé receive regional recognition
A young Peterlee stroke survivor and her fiancé have each been awarded a Highly Commended Life After Stroke certificate from the Stroke Association.