Category: Events

For the latest on stroke awareness, fundraising, events and activities, keep up to date with Think Ahead on our dedicated news blog.
  • Category: Events, Events Awareness

    Think Ahead’s annual Dragon Boat Race has been featured in the Wigan Evening Post. The article came out on Saturday the 13th, and was given a double page spread. We’d like to thank everyone who attended the event for helping us to raise £2600, we hope you had as much fun as we did. We are […]

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    Category: Events, Fundraising Awareness

    Wigan Stroke charity launch their annual ‘Raising Stroke Awareness Week’ for 2014 Think Ahead Community Stroke Group is celebrating the launch of their third annual Raising Stroke Awareness Week with a Curry Night held at the Far Pavilion restaurant in Atherton featuring a series of acts to help raise much needed funds for the charity […]

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    Category: Events, Fundraising

    Where Ordinary People do Extraordinary Things Imagine… the wind in your hair. The sunlight bursting off the water’s surface – scything your way through the blue. You. Your crew of fearsome racing warriors. Blood brothers. Blood sisters. The spray on your face. War paint on. Blood up. Heads down. Hearts pumping. Intoxicating bursts of adrenaline […]

  • Category: Events

    The North West Stroke Research Network are holding their 2013 Advancing Stroke Care Through Research event at the DW Stadium Loire Drive Robin Park Wigan WN5 0UH on Tuesday 29th October 2013. A key feature of the day will be the opportunity to feedback to research participants Stroke Survivors and the general public the results […]

  • Category: Events, Fundraising

    Milliken Industrials Ltd Wigan’s local carpet manufacturers won Think Ahead’s 2013 Dragon Boat Race by a ‘clean sweep’ with their team ‘Millikrew’. Carol and Val from Think Ahead recently visited Milliken’s Beech Hill site to present them with their team photo and video of the day and they were also delighted to receive a sponsorship […]

  • Category: Events, Fundraising

    What a brilliant day this was. Well done to Milliken Industrials Ltd with their winning team ‘Millikrew’. They did a marvellous job and we look forward to their return to defend their title in our 2014 event. Runner up team was Leigh Business Group ‘Stroke Hard’ just beaten in the final by the well organised […]

  • Category: Events, Fundraising

    Think Ahead Community Stroke Group are to host our third annual Dragon Boat race on Friday 13th September at Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club on Pennington Flash with the Dragon Boats provided by Crusaders Dragon Boat Club Crosby. 8 business and organisations from across the region along with Think Ahead’s own team will be battling […]

  • Category: Events

    ATTENDANCE COULD BE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH…!!! Being happy and healthy at work is important and this is your chance to sign-up and attend a unique and FREE event highlighting the importance of good health in the workplace. To be hosted jointly by Stroke Awareness and Support Charity Think Ahead Stroke Group and the Federation […]

  • Category: Events

    Think Ahead Art and Photography Exhibition 29th October to 3rd November Grand Arcade Wigan and 5th to 10th November Spinningate Centre Leigh. A report on the exhibition by Linda Monaghan Art and photography pieces submitted by Think Aheads activity group members went on display in Wigan and Leigh earlier this month following World Stroke Day […]