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Headways join forces to launch Lowestoft homecare service

Headway Suffolk and Headway Norfolk and Waveney are to join forces to provide specialist homecare support for adults with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions in Lowestoft. The two charities already provide day service support to hundreds of adults at numerous hubs, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Norwich and Gorleston, as well as homecare […]

Tarrant & Hawking Headline Neuro Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk hosts its fifth annual Neuro Conference on Wednesday 16 October at Wherstead Park in Ipswich from 9.30am – 4.30pm. This year’s event promises to be another highlight in Suffolk’s calendar with five eminent keynote speakers to address delegates on stroke, dementia, autism, brain injury and neurology.     Line up: 1 […]

Weekend of trailing raises £1,500 from Suffolk riders

A group of 65 motorcyclists combined a weekend of trail riding fun in the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside with raising a fantastic £1,500 for Headway Suffolk. The Suffolk Trail Riders (STR), a green lane motorcycle club riding byways and unclassified country roads all around England, organised the Iceni weekend event in April in their latest […]

Brain Injury survivors share their stories during ABI Week

Local brain injury survivors Amy Cowley and Ruby Alston have shared their stories to help raise awareness of brain injury and the work of Headway Suffolk during Action for Brain Injury Week (13-19 May). Both Amy and Ruby give candid accounts of the difficulties they tackle in their daily lives and the progression they have […]

Brain Drain: Headway campaign calls for more fatigue awareness

A Suffolk charity has called for more awareness after new statistics showed brain injury survivors suffering with fatigue feel they are being misunderstood. Headway Suffolk has made the claim after a recent survey by the national arm of the charity showed more than two thirds of respondents believe that they have been misunderstood as a […]

Congratulations to Terry Hunt on Suffolk Medal honour

Headway Suffolk would like to congratulate our trustee Terry Hunt on being one of the first ever recipients of the Suffolk Medal, which is to reward and champion people who have made a lasting difference in the county. He has been an invaluable asset to our Board with his expertise and guidance helping to shape […]

Dr Hilda Hayo to present on Dementia at Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk is delighted to announce that Dr Hilda Hayo will be a keynote speaker at its fifth Neuro Conference on Wednesday 16 October at Wherstead Park in Ipswich. Dr Hayo is the Chief Admiral Nurse and Chief Executive of Dementia UK, the charity supporting families facing dementia through specialist nurses. She is […]

Storm Hannah can’t halt Headway cyclists and walkers

Sixty-eight cyclists and walkers braved “brutal” Storm Hannah to take part in Headway Suffolk’s Cycle Ride and Walk in Ipswich on Saturday (27 April). The mixture of 50mph winds, ice-cold rain and hail made conditions extra gruelling for those tackling the 30, 40 and 50 cycling routes through Ipswich, Martlesham, Felixstowe and Newbourne, as well […]

Headway hails quiz night a success

Forty-four enthusiastic quizzers helped to raise £658.05 for brain injury charity Headway Suffolk at its quiz night at its hub in Bury St Edmunds on April 11. The evening was one of a number of fundraising events this year to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Headway Suffolk, which formed on 1 April 2014 after more […]

Ellen & Alicia Go Tandem For Cycle Ride

Two young brain injury rehabilitation assistants from Headway Suffolk will pair up and ride a tandem in the charity’s Cycle Ride and Walk in Ipswich on Saturday (27 April). Ellen Burman and Alicia Ray will cycle the 30-mile route from Headway’s base at Epsilon House on the Ransomes Europark in West Road, Ipswich, through Nacton, […]