Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting MBS to 80360 or you can e-mail us Click here for details »
Maldon: Stroke club welcomes new members
5:00pm Friday 26th October 2012 in Local News
Retired childminder Barbara Witham woke up one morning and fell down the stairs.
She lay there paralysed for two hours, unable to reach the phone.
Mrs Witham, 64, had suffered a stroke - her second in fact, with her first going unnoticed because it had been a minor stroke.
But three years on, Mrs Witham has made a good recovery and now
wants to raise awareness of the volunteer-run Maldon and Dengie Stroke
Support Group, which recently celebrated its third birthday and is welcoming new
*The Maldon and Dengie Stroke Support Group meets fortnightly on a Thursday morning at Fullbridge church in Maldon from 10.30am until 12 noon.
Meetings start with a half hour exercise session led by a specialist neuro physiotherapist, followed by refreshments and a speaker or social activity.
For more information, contact Sylvia English on 01621 874988 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also call Lucy Gymer on 01621 841096 or email at email@example.com