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AMF Bowling

On Monday 25 February 2019 a group of members from Headway North Cumbria went Ten Pin Bowling at AMF Carlisle.  We took over five of the 24 lanes and had 27 people bowling, with an additional 4 members helping out and cheering on our bowlers.  Participants had the opportunity to play two games. Whether experienced […]

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Research Project into Loneliness After Brain Injury

Jeanette Morris is a Masters student at the University of Central Lancashire and is studying to be able to help people cope with the emotional and psychological difficulties of having health problems.  She has been a volunteer with people with brain injuries for over four years and is interested in finding […]

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Headway Celebrates 40 Years and launches Challenge 40

This year will see Headway – the brain injury association turn 40.  Headway will be spending the year celebrating all that it’s achieved over the past four decades while redoubling efforts to support people living with the effects of brain injury today. The Headway story began in 1979 with the incredible vision […]

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Headway UK News – Winter 2018

Read Headway News Winter 2018 Edition This edition of Headway News explores the issue of sex after brain injury, introduces the Headway Annual Award finalists and describes how one survivor coped with returning home following their brain injury. It also provides an update on all the work the charity has done to highlight the problems […]

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Christmas Lunch 2018

On Monday 10 December 2018 sixty-seven members, volunteers, their support workers and family members from Headway North Cumbria participated in the Branch’s final event of the year, the Christmas Lunch – held on this occasion at The Auctioneer in Carlisle. Chairman, Andrew Kirkpatrick, welcomed everyone to the event providing a summary of […]

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Headway North Cumbria Christmas Fair

Headway North Cumbria’s Christmas Fair was held in The Victory Hall in Dalston on Saturday 10 November 2018.  Doors opened at 10 o’clock with a steady flow of visitors during the two hours that the Fair was open. Visitors were able to sample home-made mince pies and biscuits and a hot drink and meet […]

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Parachute Jump Raises Funds for Headway North Cumbria

A sponsored parachute jump has raised £ 1,105 for Headway North Cumbria. Sharon Watson and Ashleigh Hoyle from Insight Rehabilitation support a number of our members and are regulars at our Day Centre and events.  They decided that they wanted to generate funds for Headway North Cumbria and came up with the idea of […]

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