Category: Fundraising

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

    Lynne and Prudence organise a fundraising coffee event at Sherrington’s Coffee House. Think Ahead member Lynne Tindall and her daughter Prudence Prescott received enormous support at their ‘Special Christmas Event’ held in Sherrington’s Coffee House Hindley Wigan on Friday 22nd November. From 6.30pm the coffee shop was filled to the rafters with an aroma of […]

  • Category: Awareness, Fundraising

    Stroke Survivors and Carers raise awareness by displaying their creative talent. Think Ahead’s Art Groups wanted to do something very different for their 2014 calendar and they asked members of the Photography Group to go and take lots of photographs across the Wigan Borough for them to paint in their own special style. Click for […]

  • Category: Fundraising

    Fundraising event to support Think Ahead Stroke Group. Friday 1st November 7pm at Spring View Club House Wigan. The Fashion Show & Sale Company (Shop2Drop Ltd) Lynne Tindall with her daughter Prudence Prescott are holding a ladies ‘Fashion Show & Sale’ evening at Spring View Club House Hatfield Close Spring View (off Marlborough Ave). The […]

  • 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: Fundraising, Get Involved

    Members of the LBG (Local Business Group) were keen to show their support of Think Ahead Community Stroke Group by recently donating a cheque for ᆪ2000. John English-Rowland from Sunshade Blinds is one of the founder members of the LBG and said: “Think Ahead has been a member of our local business group since it […]

  • 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: Fundraising

    A MASSIVE THANK YOU FROM THINK AHEAD to Lynne her family friends and ALL who supported this event. We are pleased to announce it was a HUGE success. Read all about the preparation and the day below: Plans for this event were vast. A number of local businesses supported Lynne in her aim to beat […]