Grant Stories

Support for those with MS

20 January 2015

AROUND 100,000 people in the UK have Multiple Sclerosis. MS is complex, and has many symptoms; they include fatigue, vision problems and difficulties with walking, but MS is different for . . .

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Making time to talk

26 November 2014

ONE person in every 500 in the UK has Parkinson’s – their symptoms and how quickly the condition progresses, is different for all. Speech is one area particularly affected by the progressive . . .

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Extending the hand of friendship

3 June 2014

FROM a game of cards to a cup of tea, a new Befriending Project has launched in Stratford to provide companionship for the town’s older residents. The project, set up by Age UK Warwickshire with . . .

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Knocking on the doors of those in need

15 May 2014

IT’S a simple knock on the door – but it can also be an absolute lifeline. Reach Out and Help is a ground-breaking programme funded by Stratford Town Trust and run by Stratford’s Citizens . . .

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