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Hobbies and leisure

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Support World Stroke Day: 29th October

celebrate world stroke day with a new plant
According to World Stroke Organisation, 1 in 4 adults will have a stroke, the best way to prevent it or decrease your risk of stroke is to keep your body and mind active. Join us in raising awareness of stroke, no matter how big or small the effort, every bit counts.

Making the most of your summer

Gardening after stroke
If you are feeling anxious about travelling this summer or the logistics and expense after a stroke feels too much, don’t give up. There’s plenty to enjoy at home.

Get back into gardening with Dobbies Garden Centres

jonathan jones in his garden
“It helps my self-esteem, it helps my mood. I look at my Fitbit and it’s amazing how much exercise I’ve done, it also helps me with my diet. Any problems I have just fade away when you’re on your hands and knees digging weeds out. It just helps you feel better.” Jonathan Jones, stroke survivor