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Dawn Astle heads Headway Suffolk Neuro Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk is delighted to confirm its four keynote speakers for its sixth Neuro Conference on Wednesday 7 October. The conference hopes to be able to accommodate 50 delegates at Wherstead Park, near Ipswich, with social distancing and hygiene measures in place, as well as being streamed live online to allow as many […]

Our Summer Newsletter is here!

Today we have released our Summer Newsletter, with the latest news and events from Headway Suffolk: We look at how we had to adapt our services to survive the impact of coronavirus and support our clients in new and engaging ways, and why we launched our Coronavirus Appeal to raise £100,000 to cover loss of […]

Headway Suffolk services in need, according to survey

Local brain injury charity Headway Suffolk is needed now more than ever according to the results of a survey published by the national arm of the charity. The survey, which explored the impact of COVID-19 on people affected by brain injury, found that more than half of brain injury survivors have lost access to rehabilitation […]

Woodbridge Rotarians set marathon challenges for Headway Suffolk

Energetic and enthusiastic Rotarians from Woodbridge Rotary Club will take part in a host of fundraising activities that has never been seen before at the club. Inspired by Captain Tom Moore, the war veteran who raised £42m for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden, at least 16 members of the club will […]

Neuro Conference at Wherstead Park and streamed live

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk is delighted to confirm that its sixth Neuro Conference will go ahead as planned on Wednesday 7 October. The conference hopes to be able to accommodate 50 delegates at Wherstead Park, near Ipswich – subject to meeting government restrictions following the coronavirus pandemic – with strict social distancing and hygiene measures […]

It’s back! Cycle Ride and Walk now on 5 September

Our 12th annual Cycle Ride and Walk is back on and will now take place on Saturday 5 September. The ride, starting and finishing at our hub on West Road in Ipswich (IP3 9FJ), comprises 30, 40 and 50 mile routes through Ipswich, Felixstowe, Newbourne and Martlesham, plus there’s a 10-mile walk through Ipswich town […]

Ebay for Headway Suffolk

The average UK home has 42 unwanted items worth an estimated £500, yet new data has revealed almost half of people admit to binning items they no longer need. If you’re making use of lockdown by having a clear-out, you can sell your items on eBay and donate the proceeds to Headway Suffolk to help […]

Virtual Hub now available to new clients

Headway Suffolk is offering rehab and support to people with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions on the internet through its virtual hub. As a result of Covid-19, Headway Suffolk’s day hubs have not been able to operate in the usual way. So that clients did not miss out on vital rehab, a virtual hub […]

Hats (at home) for Headway Day on Friday

Headway Suffolk is encouraging individuals and businesses to take part in the fun of Hats (at home) for Headway Day on Friday to show support for brain injury survivors. Hats for Headway is a national campaign day to bring people together to get creative and design a hat, or simply find a funny and wacky […]

Anna feeling thankful for Headway on Giving Tuesday

As part of #GivingTuesdayNow, Anna Leggett is feeling thankful for the support of Headway Suffolk after suffering a brain injury in a road accident three and half years ago. Anna, a mother of three from Waldringfield near Woodbridge, was involved in an accident in November 2016 when a Land Rover drove into the back of […]