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22 Mar

Weekly Zoom Meeting

02:00 PM - 03:00 AM Zoom Meeting

Headway North Cumbria runs a weekly ZOOM meeting for its members commencing at 14:00 and running for 40 minutes.  The aim of the virtual meeting is for members to have the opportunity to engage with each other in a safe environment using their mobile phones, tablets or computers. For security reasons attendance at the meeting is by invitation only.  If you wish to attend please e-mail headwaynorthcumbria@yahoo.com or text or call our helpline on 07508 111834. For those unfamiliar with ZOOM help with installing the application on to your device can be provided.

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22 Mar

Headway North Cumbria “Millionaire” Quiz

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Zoom Meeting

Please note that this quiz was originally scheduled for 15 March 2021 but had to be postponed due the availability of a host. Headway North Cumbria runs a quiz over ZOOM every other Monday commencing at 16:00 and running for about an hour. The quiz will comprise 20 general knowledge questions, each of which will have four possible answers to choose from.  One point for each correct answer.  Maximum score = 20. In this "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" style special the 20 questions will be graduated from easy to hard. .....

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29 Mar

Weekly Zoom Meeting

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Zoom Meeting

Headway North Cumbria runs a weekly ZOOM meeting for its members commencing at 14:00 and running for 40 minutes.  The aim of the virtual meeting is for members to have the opportunity to engage with each other in a safe environment using their mobile phones, tablets or computers. For security reasons attendance at the meeting is by invitation only.  If you wish to attend please e-mail headwaynorthcumbria@yahoo.com or text or call our helpline on 07508 111834. For those unfamiliar with ZOOM help with installing the application on to your device can be provided.

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29 Mar

Headway North Cumbria Easter Quiz

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Zoom Meeting

Headway North Cumbria runs a quiz over ZOOM every other Monday commencing at 16:00 and running for about an hour. The quiz will comprise 20 general knowledge questions, each of which will have four possible answers to choose from.  One point for each correct answer.  Maximum score = 20. The quiz is hosted by our Treasurer, Julian Simpson. This will be a special Easter Quiz with questions associated with Holy Week, Easter Week  and other aspects of this time of year. For security reasons attendance at the meeting is by invitation only.  If you.....

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07 Apr

Committee Meeting

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM Zoom Meeting

A Headway North Cumbria committee meeting will be held via Zoom. Any member with issues to be discussed should please contact one of the committee members in advance of the meeting.

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17 May

ABI Week 2021: A Life of Lockdown?

Covid-19 has been tough on everyone. Repeated lockdowns have left people isolated and lonely, often harming their mental wellbeing. But imagine living every day of your life in isolation… The effects of brain injury, such as problems with memory, information processing, or speech, compounded by a lack of understanding of this often hidden disability, can leave survivors lacking the confidence to interact with society.   The theme of this year's Action for Brain Injury Week is A life of lockdown?  and will focus on social isolation after brain injury, a problem that has been exacerbated.....

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10 Jul

Platty+ 2021

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

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. On Saturday 10 July 2021 Headway North Cumbria will participate in water sports in the Lake District.  As in previous years we hope to be joined by friends from Headway Tyneside and Headway South Cumbria.  Attendees will be offered a two hour programme in which they will be given the opportunity to go.....

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11 Oct

AMF Bowling – October 2021

12:45 PM - 03:30 PM AMF Bowling Carlisle, Currock Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 4AS

“At AMF Bowling we have a passion for bringing families and friends together for affordable fun and healthy competition, giving everyone who visits our centres that feel-good factor.” On Monday 11 October 2021 we will be ten pin bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle.  This is a rescheduling of the session that we had intended to run on 12 October 2020, but had to postpone due to the coronavirus pandemic. We will meet at 12:45 with the first ball down the lane at 13:00. Cost to participate will be £2 a.....

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06 Dec

Christmas Lunch 2021

12:30 PM - 03:00 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 6 December 2021.  We will meet from 12:30 for a 13:00 lunch. The lunch will comprise three courses followed by coffee and mince pies.  A cash bar will be available. Cost will be £7 a head, payable in advance.

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18 Mar

Look Ahead in the North 2022 – Provisional Dates

Calvert Trust, Kielder Water and Forest Park, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS

Due to the Coronavirus Look Ahead in the North (LAN) was cancelled in 2020 and 2021. The provisional dates for 2022 are 18th – 20th March. The event will take place at Calvert Kielder and is anticipated to follow a format similar to that of previous years. Details will follow in due course. For those unfamiliar with the event a report on LAN 2019 can be viewed here:

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