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Canning Town stroke survivor, 34, to take part in Thames Bridges Bike Ride

PUBLISHED: 09:45 23 May 2017 | UPDATED: 09:53 23 May 2017

Jools Williams will be taking part in a bike ride. Picture: STROKE ASSOCIATION

Jools Williams will be taking part in a bike ride. Picture: STROKE ASSOCIATION

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A cyclist and blogger from Canning Town will be taking part in a bike ride for charity a year on from suffering a mini-stroke.

Jools Walker, author of VeloCityGirl blog, aims to raise hundreds of pounds in the Stroke Association’s annual Thames Bridges Bike Ride.

Last March, Jools suffered from a transient ischemic attack or a mini-stroke as a fit and a healthy 33-year-old.

Jools was forced to take a break from working in the cycling industry, writing her blog and taking care of her mother.

She said: “It was the last thing I ever thought could happen to me.

“It never crossed my mind before, but it really could happen to anyone.

“A stroke is not the end of the road. But people need to be looking out for themselves and their family members.”

For more information visit stroke.org.uk.


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