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Headway’s e-Booklets and Factsheets

Headway’s range of e-booklets and factsheets cover many of the symptoms and practical issues associated with a brain injury. Subject areas are: About Brain Injury Effects of Brain Injury Employment and Education Family Issues and Relationships Legal Issues Practical Issues   These documents are written for survivors/families/carers and brain injury professionals. […]

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John Stevenson MP Familiarisation Visit to the Day Centre

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 […]

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Platty +

     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 […]

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Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life

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 […]

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HRH Prince Harry to launch new brain injury initiative

HRH Prince Henry of Wales is to launch a new initiative from UK-wide brain injury charity Headway. The charity’s Brain Injury Identity Card will help the police identify brain injury survivors and ensure they are given appropriate support when they come into contact with the criminal justice system. Read Full […]

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Jennings Brewery Tour

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, […]

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Hats for Headway

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 […]

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Day Centre Cooking

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

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Jubilee Sailing Trust

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.  

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