Press releases

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Sep 08, 2017 10:40 BST
A Newcastle businessman, who was jailed for tax fraud, faces selling his sea front prop...

​Houghton-le-Spring family raises £2,000 for the Stroke Association

​Houghton-le-Spring family raises £2,000 for the Stroke Association

Jul 13, 2017 16:37 BST
A Houghton-le-Spring man has joined forces with his family to raise more than £2,000 fo...

​South Tyneside Life After Stroke Group celebrates re-launch in Make May Purple

​South Tyneside Life After Stroke Group celebrates re-launch in Make May Purple

May 09, 2017 13:41 BST
A support group for stroke survivors in South Shields is relaunching with a new and imp...

​Washington Life After Stroke Group calls out for new members and local volunteers

​Washington Life After Stroke Group calls out for new members and local volunteers

Mar 28, 2017 10:59 BST
A Washington stroke group is calling out for new members and volunteers to join them an...

Stroke Association and SMILE Through Sport team up for stroke survivors

Stroke Association and SMILE Through Sport team up for stroke survivors

Mar 24, 2017 11:12 GMT
The Stroke Association in South Tyneside has teamed up with SMILE Through Sport, to hel...

​10 Sunderland runners team up to support Managing Director

​10 Sunderland runners team up to support Managing Director

Feb 14, 2017 11:11 GMT
A group of 10 runners from Sunderland-based firm, Identity Consult, are taking on the S...

​Tynemouth couple join Team Stroke at Paris Marathon

​Tynemouth couple join Team Stroke at Paris Marathon

Feb 13, 2017 16:42 GMT
A young couple from Tynemouth are getting set to pound the streets of Paris to raise vi...

​Washington stroke survivor and husband receive regional recognition

​Washington stroke survivor and husband receive regional recognition

Dec 12, 2016 15:13 GMT
A Washington stroke survivor and her husband have each received a Highly Commended Life...

​Teenage stroke survivor receives regional recognition

​Teenage stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Dec 12, 2016 15:10 GMT
A teenage stroke survivor from South Shields has received a Highly Commended Life After...

​Gateshead stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

​Gateshead stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

Nov 04, 2016 10:45 GMT
Gateshead stroke survivor Denise Groom, 58, is one of the hundreds of people living wit...