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Launching Our Resources for Young Survivors

We are delighted to announce the launch of our resources aimed specifically at teenage and young adult stroke survivors. In April 2016 we held a teen workshop, during that workshop we discussed  what areas of life they found difficult to navigate following their stroke. Based on this valuable feedback we wanted to create resources aimed [...]

2018-02-22T09:49:30+00:00 February 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Come For a Coffee in Hereford…

Come along to meet and chat with other younger & working age stroke survivors. We are starting a new group in Hereford and this will be the first group meeting, we can plan what you’d like to achieve and how we can help you. Please pop along introduce yourself , we are all of varying [...]

2018-02-12T16:57:28+00:00 February 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Tipton Group Receive £200 cheque From Local Asda

Our Support Group in Tipton West Midlands; was kindly gifted a cheque for £200 last week from their local Asda to help develop and improve the group. The group which was established by volunteer and younger stroke survivor, Ileen has been running for just over a year. The group supports younger stroke survivors and their [...]

2018-02-09T15:18:19+00:00 February 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New Group in West Kent

We are establishing a new group in the West Kent Area. The group has been established by volunteer and fellow younger stroke survivor Lisa Beaumont. You can read Lisa's story HERE. The group will be a place where younger survivors can go to meet other people affected by stroke and take part in activities to aid [...]

2018-02-02T16:29:14+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

In Memory of Ella Rhodes

Last year we were contacted by the Rhodes family who told us of their daughter Ella who sadly passed away after suffering a major stroke in March 2017. Ella was a supporter of Different Strokes and had previously undertaken a sponsored tandem paraglide in 2012 to raise money for the charity, with this in mind [...]

2018-02-01T16:44:12+00:00 February 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

We Are Recruiting for Trustees…

Different Strokes is seeking to recruit additional Trustees to compliment the existing Board.  Trustees are fundamental to helping to set and maintain the vision, mission and values of Different Strokes. With the rest of the Board of Trustees you will ensure that policy and practices of Different Strokes are in keeping with its aims and [...]

2018-01-25T15:45:30+00:00 January 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

We Welcome Austin Willett as Strategic Business Manager

Different Strokes is delighted to announce the appointment of Austin Willett as its new Strategic Business Manager, who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new and exciting role. Austin has spent 20 years working in the charity sector in a variety of roles.  His previous positions include managing charity shops, [...]

2018-01-19T13:00:20+00:00 January 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments