Tell us what you think!

We pride ourselves on being a user led charity. Each year we need your help to understand how our services are having an impact on younger stroke survivors and their supporters. This survey also helps us to underline a need for new services and act as a catalyst for fund-raising. Please spare 10 minutes to [...]

2017-12-08T14:08:05+00:00 December 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Send an eCard With a Difference This Christmas!

This christmas save yourself the hassle of sending conventional paper-based cards and send a Different Strokes eCards instead! From £1 to £100 your donation will have an impact on younger stroke survivors across the UK! You will also be helping us to increase the awareness of the work we are doing supporting younger stroke survivors [...]

2017-11-30T15:03:23+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Northampton Group Receives Generous Donation from the Co-op Membership Local Community Fund

Different Strokes Northampton  were thrilled to receive a cheque for £3,063.06 raised as part of the Co op Membership Local Community Fund! The group which are very active were absolutely thrilled to get this huge boost to our funding. The funding will used to help the group going forward into 2018. The group meet weekly and [...]

2017-11-28T15:16:41+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Gavin Lambert Resigns as Chair of Trustees

The Chair of Trustees Gavin Lambert has announced that he will be stepping down from his role with Different Strokes due to personal circumstances.  Vice Chair of Trustees, Ranj Parmar, will be assuming the role of chair of trustees with immediate effect. Gavin shared this statement today: “Some of you may have noticed that I [...]

2017-11-17T16:14:45+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

An update on our work in West Yorkshire

Thanks to funding from Sovereign Health Care, our first Regional Coordinator Geoff Render was appointed in May 2016.  Geoff is a younger stroke survivor himself and he works one day a week establishing new support and exercise groups in the West Yorkshire area. The aim of our groups is to help younger stroke survivors and [...]

2017-11-28T16:12:54+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Request to join our Facebook support group if you are a working age stroke survivor, family member or carer.

A safe environment to share experiences, reduce isolation, improve coping strategies by learning from others and receive emotional support. Just a few quotes from some of our happy Facebook members: "Hiya! Without this site I would have been lost to depression and self pity! I don't post often but I do read when I can [...]

2017-11-07T14:14:16+00:00 November 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Join Us- Market Harborough Different Strokes group!

The publicity for the 18 November 2017 interest meeting for a Different Strokes Support Group in Market Harborough has now gone out in local doctors surgeries, is going in the local press.  Nick, our Rotaract lead on this is trying to get himself on Harborough FM local radio! Different Strokes is grateful for their partnership [...]

2017-11-10T15:59:53+00:00 October 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Party in West Hertfordshire Raises £3255!!

Karen Taylor (pictured in the middle) Karen Taylor from West Hertfordshire and her friends know how to throw a party… They add a philanthropic edge by selecting a charity to benefit from these events. They hire a hall, deck it out to the nines and dance the night away. We were delighted that [...]

2017-10-17T13:53:02+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments