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Headway UK News Summer 2018

Read the Headway UK News Summer 2018 The summer 2018 issue includes Emmerdale actress Emily Head; You, Me, and Brain Injury; Alcohol and ABI; The Express joins parking campaign and much more.

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Hats for Headway Day

Hats for Headway Day takes place during Action for Brain Injury Week (14-20 May 2018) and is designed as a simple, fun, and easy way to raise vital funds for Headway – the brain injury association and its groups and branches across the UK.  Headway North Cumbria held its Hats for Headway Day on Monday […]

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Charity Bike Run raises over £600 for Headway North Cumbria

A charity bike run, organised by Ian Blaylock, was held on Sunday 6th May 2018 to raise money for local charities Headway North Cumbria and Eden Valley Hospice. The run started at the Milton Hilltop Hotel, Carlisle and followed a route through the North Pennines AONB and the Lake District National Park ending at Dirty […]

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Yoga Fundraiser Generates £245 for Headway North Cumbria

A yoga fundraising afternoon was held at Wetheral Village Community Hall on Saturday 28 April 2018.  The event generated a total of £245 from attendees.  Headway North Cumbria would like to thank Liz Hayward for organising the session, and instructor, Pam, for giving up her time and talents to run a yoga […]

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AMF Bowling – 30 April 2018

On Monday 30 April 2018 a group of 22 members from Headway North Cumbria went ten Pin Bowling at AMF Carlisle where they took over six of the lanes and had the opportunity to play two games. On their website AMF Bowling promises “fantastic fun for all” adding that “ten pin bowling is great all round fun […]

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Liam Carroll makes Donation to Headway North Cumbria

On Monday 26 March 2018, during its Annual General Meeting, Liam Carroll presented a cheque of £500 to Andrew Kirkpatrick, Chair of Headway North Cumbria.  The money was as a result of donations that were made at the funeral of Liam’s mother on Thursday 8 February 2018 at Our Lady and […]

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Annual General Meeting – 26 March 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Headway North Cumbria was held on Monday 26th March 2018, at 1400 hrs, at the New Waterton Hall, Carlisle.  Thirty seven members were in attendance. The following items were discussed and/or presented: The minutes of the last AGM held on 8 March 2017 were approved. […]

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Look Ahead in the North – 16-18 March 2018

Look Ahead in the North is an annual residential weekend at The Calvert Trust, Kielder Forest.  This year it was held over the period 16-18 March 2018 during some particularly changeable weather. A total of 21 people from Headway North Cumbria attended and had a fantastic time at a very […]

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Brain Injury Identity Card

The complexities of brain injury can make it difficult for people to ask for support. Carrying an official Headway Brain Injury Identity Card can provide you with the confidence to know that if you need help, your needs can be easily identified, whether in social situations, or if you come into contact with police officers […]

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Headway UK News Spring 2018

Read Headway UK News Spring 2018 The first edition of 2018 is packed with the latest news and features from Headway, including: ‘The ripple effect of my brain injury’, ‘Get assessments right first time’, ‘No memory of the day my life changed forever’, ‘The fears of ageing carers’ and much […]

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