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

Looking for training to upgrade and further develop your professional skills?

Stroke Continuing Development - Guy's Hospital, London A 2017 Stroke Continuing Professional Development day will be held on Saturday November 11th in The Roben’s Suite at Guy’s Hospital in Southwark, London. With key note speaker Paralympic Champion Megan Giglia MBE plus guest speakers Jakko Brouwers from The Morrello Clinic, Roy Bowers from Strathclyde University and [...]

2017-10-10T14:23:37+00:00 October 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

We Are Recruiting..

We are currently recruiting for the role of Strategic Business Manager at Different Strokes. This vacancy has arisen following the completion of the charity’s Cabinet Office Local Sustainability Fund (LSF) supported programme, which as a consequence has led us to review our organisational structure and skills needs. As the most senior job holder responsible for [...]

2017-10-06T12:32:20+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

NICE Looking for a Stroke Survivor to Join Their Stroke Guidelines Update Committee

NICE are looking for lay members to join the stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s guideline update committee. Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 25 October 2017. Time commitment:  12 months. We are looking for:  people with an understanding of stroke and transient ischaemic attack (also known as a mini stroke). This understanding could be gained: through personal [...]

2017-09-29T10:34:04+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

World Stroke Day 2017: Supporting The 1 In 4.

World Stroke Day is just around the corner... World Stroke Day is on Sunday 29th October this year and we need you to get involved and Support The 1 in 4 aged under 65 who have a stroke. Did you know that Different Strokes is the only UK charity specialising in supporting younger stroke survivors? [...]

2017-09-15T14:35:56+00:00 September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Different Strokes has been voted as Sainsbury’s Central Logistics Local Charity of the Year!

We are delighted to announce that Different Strokes has been voted as Sainsbury’s Central Logistics Local Charity of the Year. We are now entering a 12-month partnership with the Sainsbury’s Central Logistics team. Jim Honeyman-Bristow and his colleagues were asked to nominate causes close to their heart.  Jim who is a younger stroke survivor himself [...]

2017-09-11T16:07:18+00:00 September 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Self Defence Fundraiser in Nottingham

Richard Lane from Studio Combat Academy & Martial Arts Club and Ian Harrison Dragon Freestyle in Nottingham held a self-defence seminar in August with all proceeds being donated to Different Strokes. Richard said: 'The seminar on Sunday 6th August attracted 24 members from 2 local self-defence and martial arts clubs. Ellis Guilford school in Basford [...]

2017-08-22T16:15:08+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments