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20 May

Action For Brain Injury Week 2019

Fatigue – or excessive tiredness – is one of the most commonly experienced effects of brain injury. Indeed, it is the most commonly cited effect of brain injury reported by the 11,000 callers to the Headway UK helpline each year. Our brains control everything we do, think and feel. They are the control centre that dictates our actions and reactions, and the pace at which they happen. They are our batteries, recharged with sleep and rest. But after brain injury, these batteries drain far more quickly and therefore need recharging.....

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21 Jun

Lake District Calvert Trust

The Lake District Calvert Trust, Little Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QD

Following a survey of our membership it has been decided to make a group booking for an activity weekend at the Lake District Calvert Trust on Friday 21 - Sunday 23 June 2019. The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre, specialising in activity courses for people with disabilities, their friends, family members and/or colleagues.   The Calvert Trust’s 60-bed centre is based just 4 miles out of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District, close to the shores of the beautiful Bassenthwaite Lake.  Bedrooms, mostly configured for 2 or 3 occupants, have.....

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08 Jul

Watchtree Nature Reserve and Watchtree Wheelers

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

 Watchtree Nature Reserve is a 205 acre haven for wildlife and people. Featuring flower rich meadows, old and new woodland, miles of hedgerow and wetland habitats this a place for everyone.  Wildlife is perfectly at home here and we have abundant Brown Hares, the European protected Great crested Newt, numerous breeding birds, interesting moths, stunning butterflies, secretive bats and incredible dragonflies.  The nature reserve is situated within much of the former RAF Great Orton airfield (1942-53) and you can still spot airfield construction dates etched into the concrete by servicemen as.....

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27 Jul

Platty+ – Watersports on Derwentwater

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lodore Boat Landings, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UU

On 27 July 2019 we will be heading off to Derwentwater, along with friends from other Headway branches, for water sports at Platty+. Platty+ is a small friendly family run water sports centre based on the shores of Derwentwater experienced in dealing with individuals and groups, children and adults (including those with special needs), families with young children, corporate groups and school parties.  They are offering a two hour programme that will run from 10 am to 12 noon with attendees being given the opportunity to go on the water in.....

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23 Nov

Christmas Fair 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Victory Hall, Dalston, Carlisle, CA5 7QA

Headway North Cumbria will hold its annual Christmas Fair at the Victory Hall, Dalston on Saturday 23 November 2019.  Doors will open at 10:00 and the Fair will run until noon. Freshly made mince pies, scones and biscuits will be served with tea and coffee. Join us for some Christmas shopping where there will be a variety of stalls selling a wide range of products. A report on last year's event can be found here: http://headwaynorthcumbria.org.uk/2018/11/11/headway-north-cumbria-christmas-fair/    

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09 Dec

Christmas Lunch 2019

12:30 PM - The Auctioneer, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle CA1 2RW

Headway North Cumbria will be holding its Christmas Lunch in the Function Room at The Auctioneer, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle CA1 2RW on Monday 9 December 2019.   A report on the 2018 Christmas lunch can be found here.  A full set of photographs from the event can be found in the gallery in the photo album Christmas Lunch 2018

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