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Afternoon Tea at Heads Nook Hall

On Monday 15th April thirty-nine members of Headway North Cumbria visited Heads Nook Hall for Afternoon Tea. Located on the edge of the village of Heads Nook, seven miles from Carlisle, Heads Nook Hall offers a unique luxury Country Guest House experience.  Built in the 1840s, Heads Nook Hall retains all the […]

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Headway Member Starts Dog Walking Service

Headway North Cumbria wishes the best of luck to member, Alex James, who has recently started a dog walking service in the Carlisle area. Alex, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a jet ski accident whilst on holiday in Corfu some ten years ago, is very appreciative of the help and […]

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Look Ahead in the North – 22-24 March 2019

Look Ahead in the North is an annual residential weekend at The Calvert Trust, Kielder Forest.  This year it was held over the period 22-24 March 2019 and was blessed with good weather rather than the somewhat changeable weather of last year. A total of 13 people from Headway North Cumbria attended and joined […]

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Headway UK News – Spring 2019

Headway has published its first Headway News in this, the Charity’s 40th Anniversary Year. Read Headway News Spring 2019 Edition Turning 40 is certainly a major milestone and throughout this edition, and indeed the year, Headway will be looking at what’s been achieved as well as what’s still to do! Challenge 40 is […]

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Presentation on K.O.R.E. Therapy

Ellie Hibbert, a K.O.R.E. Therapist from Brampton, visited the Day Centre on Monday 18 March 2019 and gave a very interesting  presentation and demonstration on Kinaesthetic Optimum Recovery Enhancement (K.O.R.E.) Therapy.  Eighteen of our members attended with Dee kindly volunteering to be the patient for this session. K.O.R.E. Therapy integrates the best […]

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Annandale Distillery Visit

On Monday 11 March 2019 25 members of Headway North Cumbria visited the Annandale Distillery for a guided tour followed by afternoon tea. Annandale Distillery was established by businessman George Donald in 1836, and owned and operated by the Donald family until 1883.  Another businessman, John Sykes Gardner, upgraded the site and held onto […]

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Pancake Day at Headway House

Everybody loves pancakes, so Headway North Cumbria celebrated Shrove Tuesday, a day early,  during its weekly drop in session at the New Warterton Hall in Carlisle. During its Day Centre session a cookery group is run to allow members to learn kitchen skills and master new recipes.  On Monday 4 March […]

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