Volunteers and stall holders were ready at the Victory Hall in Dalston on Saturday 11 November 2017 for the Headway North Cumbria Christmas Fair. Promptly at 10 o’clock the first customers arrived. Throughout the morning there was a steady flow of people keen to sample the home-made mince pies, scones and biscuits […]
John Stevenson MP made a familiarisation visit to Headway North Cumbria on Monday 30 October 2017. He met thirty members who regularly attend, along with family and carers. The members were participating in a variety of activities ranging from arts & crafts, pool, dominoes and table tennis to a cooking […]
Stu Falder reports on the Headway visit to Platty + on 5th August 2017: Hi folks. Well what can I say but we had a brilliant time yet again at Platty + (a small friendly family run water sports centre based on the shores of Derwentwater). Everyone arrived on […]
Located within historic Carlisle Castle, Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life tells a 300-year story of courage, loyalty and service through the memories and treasures of soldiers, their families and communities, during periods of conflict and times of peace. The museum houses a huge variety of items including uniforms, medals, weapons and […]
Read Headway UK News Autumn 2017 All the latest brain injury news and features from Headway including: Prince Harry returns to Headway – new brain injury ID card launched in style, New website, “His life mattered”, First dance delight, Through the good times and the bad and much more!
We had an enjoyable evening tour of Jennings Brewery where we found out how real ales are still brewed with care and attention. Jennings Brewery was originally established as a true family concern back in 1828, in the village or Lorton. The company moved to its current location in 1874, […]
Headway North Cumbria hosted their own Mad Hatters Tea Party. Lawyers and staff from four Carlisle firms Bendels, Burnetts, Butterworths and Cartmel Shepherd all took part in a Hats for Headway fundraising event during Action for Brain Injury Week 8 – 14 May 2017. The charity encourages their supporters to […]
Stuart Falder enjoyed cooking Mini Spinach and Cottage Cheese Frittatas which were sampled by members at the Day Centre. New recipes are tried out each week at the Day Centre. Examples of our creations can be seen in the gallery: http://headwaynorthcumbria.org.uk/gallery/ Read more about the Day Centre
Seven of our members enjoyed a week on a tall sailing ship during our latest Jubilee Sailing Trust Holiday. They set sail on 17th August 2015 from Edinburgh and returned on 21st August 2015 in Whitby.
Headway’s exciting spring edition includes all the latest news and features from Headway, including ‘Tears, laughter and celebration at Annual Awards’, ‘The road to Rio – via intensive care!’, ‘The wait for rehab’, ‘A day with a HATS nurse’ and much more. Read Headway UK’s spring news