1987 onwards

Dudley Stroke Association was launched in the Market Place Dudley on the 26th June 1987 by Sir David Atkinson, Director-General of the Chest Heart and Stroke Association (to become The Stroke Association in 1992)

1987 - 1993 based at Burton Road Hospital

1993 moved to the Guest Hospital

1998 people who had themselves suffered a stroke started to visit patients on the Stroke Rehabilitation ward at Corbett Hospital

Working in conjunction with Dudley Health Authority produced tapes and posters on TIA awareness in English, Gujurati, Cantonese, Arabic, Hindi


September 2005 The Guest Hospital was closing we decided to move into our own office in Penentt House, Pensnett Trading Estate Kingswinford initially staffed by volunteers

June 2006 appointed Roger Edwards as Development Officer, our first employee

January 2007 officially opened our office and launched our website


June 2008 celebrated 21 years with a other balloon launch, once again the winning balloon crossed the channel


November 2008 Secured funding for our Family and carer support service- Wendy Jackson appointed with Gaynor Avison for Admin support

February 2010 moved into our present home 5 Watt House on the Pensnett Trading Estate