Category: Press Releases

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

    Think Ahead Stroke Group’s annual review for 2011 – 2012 is testament to the hard work of all our trustees volunteers and staff that in these challenging times we have continued to grow and improve our offering to those affected by Stroke in the local area. We hope that you enjoy reading about the progress […]

  • Category: Press Releases

    Think Ahead started 2013 with big changes … A move to new offices brought on real excitement. Leigh Street office was a lovely little office but the new premises are absolutely fantastic! The actual move happened during the first week back after the Christmas break and as you will appreciate if you have moved yourself […]

  • Category: Fundraising, Press Releases

    Stall holders Kevin and Susan Barber of ‘Kev and Sue’s Plaice’ in Wigan Market have won a luxury hamper following their support for the local Stroke Awareness Charity Think Ahead Community Stroke Group. The winning ticket was purchased during December when Think Ahead attended Wigan market to sell their annual Christmas Bows to raise Stroke […]

  • Category: Fundraising, Press Releases

    For the third year running Christmas shoppers can show their support for local Stroke awareness charity Think Ahead Stroke Group by buying a bow to put on the Christmas tree in Wigan Market Hall. In the New Year all the bows will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win a hamper […]

  • Category: Group Activities, Press Releases

    Think Ahead Stroke Group is delighted to announce the appointment of its first full-time Community Stroke Supporter Paul Newton who will help to further develop the charity’s unique Peer Support Service. Two years ago Paul volunteered to be a Peer Supporter on Think Ahead’s long term “Living with Stroke” programme and drew on his own […]

  • Category: Press Releases

    Think Ahead has benefitted from a national project that gives youngsters the opportunity to make a difference in their local communities. Year 11 pupils from the borough spent a day paining an activity room at Think Ahead’s offices and have arranged a sponsored walk to raise much needed funds for the charity. Pupils aged 15-16 […]

  • Category: Awareness, Press Releases

    Wigan based Mint a special needs joinery and building services company is working in partnership with Think Ahead by launching a new scheme to provide free handrails and fixtures for Stroke Survivors across Wigan and Leigh. This service is being offered to Stroke Survivors in the community at large following an initial period when the […]

  • Category: Events, Group Activities, Press Releases

    On Thursday 16th September we celebrated our 10th Anniversary with a ‘birthday bash’ held at St Peters Pavilion Hindley which was attended by our members from across the years along with local dignitaries including the Mayor and Mayoress of Wigan Les Higgins Chairman of Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and Pauline Bradbury Find […]

  • Category: Awareness, Press Releases

    Every year the incoming Mayor chooses a charity to raise funds for during their term of office and this year Mayor Winstanley has elected to devote his charity appeal to improve local services for Stroke survivors donating much needed funds raised at charity events to our Group. Mayor Winstanley’s decision to support Stroke Services was […]