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We launch our campaign video #LightInTheDark

  Many stroke survivors will experience loneliness and isolation. Help us to continue supporting working age and younger stroke survivors to reclaim their lives by giving what you can HERE Your gift of just £5 will provide an information pack and help us connect with families in need to offer life changing support. Be [...]

2017-04-28T14:43:42+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

November is National Will Writing Month!!

We have partnered with Irwin Mitchell, one of the largest and most respected law firms in the UK who are offering a postal will writing service at competitive rates. You are under no obligation should you contact Irwin Mitchell about any service, however, if you decide to go ahead with a will at a cost [...]

2017-04-28T14:44:31+00:00 November 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to our 20th Anniversary Celebration Award Winners!

Jim Currie: Irwin Mitchell Unsung Hero Volunteer 2016 Nominated in recognition of his untiring work in setting up and running the London South East group, supporting local members, representing Different Strokes at the UK Stroke Forum and for his fundraising efforts.  Award kindly sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors. “Through Different Strokes I have had the privilege [...]

2017-04-28T14:45:23+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

A message from Andrew Marr in recognition of Different Strokes reaching its 20th anniversary:

A message from Andrew Marr in recognition of Different Strokes reaching its 20th anniversary: "All my warmest congratulations to Different Strokes, and in particular all those who are going through the same journey I am following. It is a relatively stony road and on it we need the help and support of friends, relatives and [...]

2017-04-28T14:48:02+00:00 October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Paralympic Gold Medallist patron, Megan Giglia!

Congratulations to our Paralympic Gold Medallist patron, Megan Giglia! We are overjoyed that our fantastic patron Megan Giglia secured the first gold of the Rio Paralympics 2016 only 3 years after surviving a stroke aged just 27. Megan is such a fantastic beacon of determination and positivity. “Going into Rio my motivation started off originally [...]

2017-04-28T14:49:38+00:00 September 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We Challenge You to a Bake Off!!

We Challenge You to a Bake Off!! If you are inspired to whip out your whisk after the launch of this years Great British Bake Off, why not join our exciting challenge for September and beyond? Set a date in September to hold a bake sale at your work, your home or at your school. [...]

2017-05-30T13:47:05+00:00 August 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments