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Headway UK News – Autumn 2019

Headway has published the third (Autumn) edition of Headway News of the year.  The magazine includes the latest news and features from Headway, including: Dancing on Ice star Alex Murphy, Concussion in the spotlight, Let’s talk tech, Carbon monoxide and much more! Read Headway News Autumn 2019 edition We truly live in […]

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Lunch at the Casa Romana Italian Kitchen

On Monday 12 August 2019, 47 members of Headway North Cumbria enjoyed a delicious three course lunch at the Casa Romana Italian Kitchen in Carlisle.  The Casa Romana had kindly offered the branch sole use of the restaurant and it was great that we managed to achieve attendance that was very close […]

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Watersports at Platty+ – 27 July 2019

On 27 July 2019 Headway North Cumbria participated in water sports in the Lake District.   Some twenty-five members of the branch took to the water along with eleven members from Headway South Cumbria and two from Headway Tyneside. Platty+ is a small friendly family run water sports centre based on the shores of Derwentwater […]

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Watchtree Nature Reserve

Watchtree Nature Reserve is a 205 acre haven for wildlife and people. Featuring flower rich meadows, old and new woodland, miles of hedgerow and wetland habitats this a place for everyone.  Wildlife is perfectly at home here and we have abundant Brown Hares, the European protected Great crested Newt, numerous breeding […]

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Activity Weekend at Lake District Calvert Trust

The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre, specialising in activity courses for people with disabilities, their friends, family members and/or colleagues.   The Calvert Trust’s 60-bed centre is based just 4 miles out of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District, close to the shores of the […]

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Headway UK News – Summer 2019

Headway has published its second Headway News of the year.  This edition focuses on the Brain Drain: Wake Up to Fatigue! campaign. Read Headway News Summer 2019 Edition We all know what it’s like to feel tired or drained of energy, but the effects of chronic fatigue following brain injury […]

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Late May is Garden Party time at Buckingham Palace!

In a previous news item it was reported that Jean Wight, vice chair and founder member of Headway North Cumbria had been nominated to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace.  The invitation was in recognition of her outstanding and unstinting work with this charity since 2003, which supports people who have sustained a brain […]

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Action for Brain Injury Week 2019

Fatigue – or excessive tiredness – is one of the most commonly experienced effects of brain injury. Indeed, it is the most commonly cited effect of brain injury reported by the 11,000 callers to the Headway UK helpline each year. Our brains control everything we do, think and feel. They […]

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