Tags: action on stroke month
Buxton fundraiser to run the length of Britain barefoot for charity
Aleks Kashefi, 37, from Buxton, is preparing to take on the most gruelling challenge of his life – running the entire length of Britain barefoot.
Support for stroke survivors in Northampton grows with launch of new group
A new support group for stroke survivors has launched in Northampton and is inviting residents to come along to a Sip for Stroke fundraiser during Action on Stroke Month.
Stroke Association Makes May Purple in Liverpool
The Stroke Association will take over Liverpool’s Church Street on Friday 29 May to Make May Purple for stroke, when they’ll hold their Stroke in the City event to mark Action on Stroke Month.
BBC Radio Four's More or Less - the Stroke Association responds
BBC Radio Four’s More or Less investigates the stroke data used in a Stroke Association press release on 12 May 2015 highlighting working age stroke.
Miss Lincolnshire calls on the region to Make May Purple for stroke
Miss Lincolnshire, Siana Hemmings, has joined forces with the Stroke Association, to Make May Purple for Action on Stroke Month 2015.
Celebrities make May purple in support of stroke
A host of well-known names have thrown their support behind Action on Stroke Month.
Preston netball players help to Make May Purple for stroke
A local student is helping to help Make May Purple this Action on Stroke Month 2015, by organising a purple netball tournament to raise funds for the Stroke Association.
Stroke rates soar among men and women in their 40s and 50s
The number of strokes occurring in people of working age has risen by a quarter over the past 15 years
Gateshead Millenium Bridge turns purple to launch Action on Stroke Month
The award-winning Gateshead Millenium Bridge and Baltic Square lit up in purple on Friday 01 May, to celebrate the launch of Action on Stroke Month.
Mosaic unveiling kicks of Action on Stroke Month at Blackpool Victoria Hospital
An inspirational mosaic created by stroke survivors was unveiled at Blackpool Victoria Hospital Stroke Unit on Friday 01 May, to mark the launch of Action on Stroke Month.
TV star Kim Woodburn supports Step out for Stroke in Liverpool
ITV and C4 star Kim Woodburn will officially open the Stroke Association’s Step out for Stroke sponsored walking event in Croxteth Park, Liverpool on Saturday 09 May.
Liverpool stroke survivors star in new exhibition to Make May Purple
Stroke survivors from Liverpool are the subjects of a powerful new photography exhibition, which will be displayed in the city during Action on Stroke Month.
Support for stroke survivors in Newton Aycliffe grows with launch of new group
A new support group for stroke survivors has launched in Newton Aycliffe, to help people in the area come to terms with a life after stroke.
Wakefield stroke survivor completes London Marathon as Pink Lady® apple
A young mother and stroke survivor from Wakefield has successfully completed the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, dressed as a Pink Lady® apple to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.
Local stroke survivors take on Step out for Stroke, despite being more than 1,600 miles away from Scunthorpe
Two local stroke survivors and volunteers are set to take part in the charity’s Step out for Stroke event, despite being more than 1,600 miles away from Scunthorpe, near Gibraltar.
Stroke Association invites Lincolnshire to enjoy Sip for Stroke
The Stroke Association is inviting people in Lincolnshire to join them for a Sip for Stroke event, to celebrate the launch of Action on Stroke Month 2015.
Bakers set to compete in ‘Great Scunny Bake Off’ for Action on Stroke Month
Members of the Stroke Association’s Long Term Peer Support group in Scunthorpe are inviting local residents to don their aprons and take part in the annual ‘Great Scunny Bake Off’ on Tuesday 28 April.
Art exhibition comes to Belper to celebrate Action on Stroke Month
Artwork created by stroke survivors will be the focus of a new travelling art exhibition displayed at Belper Library from Friday 24 April – Thursday 7th May, to celebrate the launch of Action on Stroke Month this May.
Salford stroke survivors tell their story through sculpture
Stroke survivors from Salford have created a unique piece of art to convey their individual experiences of stroke, after attending workshops organised by the Stroke Association and Nelly Globe.