Best Community Organisation 2018

The Phoenix Stroke Club are very proud to have been voted “Best Community Organisation 2018” at the West Sussex County Times Community Awards. The awards are organised in conjunction with Horsham District Council. We received our award at Horsham’s Capitol Theatre on Monday October 15th. You can read more about the awards night here. Thank you … Read more

Investing in Volunteers Award

We are proud to receive the Investing in Volunteers Award at a special presentation at Parkside in Horsham.  This is in recognition of all the hard work and dedication of the volunteers who turn up each week and support our members who are all Stroke Survivors.      

Bluebell Railway

The members enjoyed a great day at the Bluebell Railway looking around the museum and eating lunch on the train. Our thanks go to WSCC for providing the money for the specialist transport from Horsham to Chailey where they joined the Bluebell Railway.  

Donation for @Home Estate Agent

Paul Davies from @Home, an on line Estate Agent from Southwater, presented us with a cheque for £150.  One of our volunteers, Ron and his wife Sue, a Trustee at the Phoenix Stroke Club, moved house recently and used @Home as their Estate Agent.  As a policy,  Paul and his team allow their customers to … Read more

September Holiday

A group of members & carers enjoyed our holiday to Bournemouth from 12 to 16 September. It was our fourth visit to the Elstead Hotel and once again, it was excellent with very friendly, helpful staff, good food and service. All the outings went well. We visited Mapperton House & Gardens near Beaminster which is … Read more

Phoenix Stroke Club proudly accepted the Best Community Organisation Award

receiving the award

The Phoenix Stroke Club proudly accepted the Best Community Organisation Award as part of this year’s Community Awards organised by the County Times and Horsham District Council. One of our Thursday volunteers, nominated us for the award as she experienced first- hand the impact and benefits the Club brings to stroke survivors and their carers. … Read more

Canal Trip

Thanks to an award by the Sussex Community Foundation, over two days we all had a trip to the Wey and Arun Canal. It was lovely weather and we all enjoyed the beautiful views, followed by a ploughman’s lunch provided by the Onslow Arms. Some members enjoyed sitting at the front as we went through … Read more

What a a hoot!

During the middle of August, Owls About Town, brought in three owls for the Thursday group. Apart from being beautiful to look at, we them enjoyed handling them. The owl’s also visited during 2014 and many requests for a repeat visit. All the members had the chance to handle and stroke them as well as … Read more

Stroke member runs half marathon for charity

Jill Wakeman, who suffered a stroke in 2013, successfully ran the Brighton Half Marathon on 22 February 2015. Jill ran to demonstrate what can be achieved even under the toughest of situations as well as to raise money for the Phoenix Stroke Club where she is a member. The stroke left Jill unable to use … Read more

Volunteers needed at Phoenix Stroke Club

Ron Shier Club Member

Phoenix Stroke Club is looking for volunteers to help at their day centre. Based in Horsham, the club provides support to people who have suffered a stroke or other neurological disorders as well providing respite for their carer’s. Volunteers are needed to help on club days during the week and there is currently an urgent … Read more