Barry Taylor completes gruelling six month swimming challenge for Think Ahead Stroke

A Wigan businessman has raised thousands of pounds for a stroke charity by swimming every day for six months, in memory of his father. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Launches Health & Social Care Professionals Update

Are you a health and social care professional professional working with stroke survivors and those who are for them? Read why Think Ahead Stroke has launched an email update for you. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Reveals Revamped Community Support

Think Ahead Stroke has revealed its revamped programme of support and activities, amended to fit with ongoing social distancing measures. Read more

No Last Orders as Taverners Hit the Web

Think Ahead Stroke has taken its popular pub-themed support group online, as it launches new ways to support stroke survivors across the Borough during the Coronavirus lockdown. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Gets Animated

It's a difficult time for us all right now, but it's important to remember that people are still experiencing serious conditions such as stroke. Here's a quick reminder from Think Ahead Stroke that we're here to help. Remember: if you have a stroke it's a medical emergency, and you must call 999! Read more

Wigan Borough Covid-19: Useful Community Information

Finding basic necessities like food and medicine can be a problem, and isolation and the worry about the coronavirus is hard on our mental and physical health, so here’s a list of Wigan Borough contacts and information that might be useful to you at this time. Read more

Coronavirus Update: Stroke Information Centre Closed

In light of the current Coronavirus crisis, Think Ahead Stroke has closed its Wigan Stroke Information Centre to the public, stroke survivors and carers, and cancelled all seminars, groups and activities for the foreseeable future. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Reveals 2020 Calendar

The Think Ahead Stroke 2020 calendar depicting twelve paintings, drawings and sketches from our weekly art class has been revealed by the charity. Read more

Alex joins the Think Ahead team

Think Ahead has welcomed a new activities and engagement officer to our team. Alex Yoxall, who is 22 and from St Helens, has joined us to develop, set-up and run a wide range of our activities and programmes. Read more