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Headway and Lidl team up to tackle hunger

Headway Suffolk has been named charity partner for Lidl’s Ipswich Ravenswood store for the supermarket’s new ‘Teaming up to Tackle Hunger’ campaign, which launches on Thursday 12 November and runs for four weeks. During the campaign, shoppers in the store will be encouraged to pick up a flyer to donate one of five products (rice, […]

Services open during November lockdown

Headway Suffolk’s services will remain OPEN during new lockdown restrictions in force from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December, which were recently announced by the government. Therefore, our clients can be assured that the following services remain open to support them in their continued rehabilitation and wellbeing. The services are as follows: Ipswich Hub […]

Jody braves stormy Felixstowe in virtual marathon

Courageous supporter Jody Smith braved the harsh weather in Felixstowe on Sunday to complete the Virtual London Marathon! Jody will be running the London Marathon when it returns to the capital in October 2021 for Headway Suffolk, as we continue to support her dad Gary after he had a stroke. To find out more about […]

Suffolk stroke survivor supports memory loss campaign

Memory problems after a brain injury can be life changing and are very different from the usual, everyday memory frustrations many of us experience. They can make a survivor feel alone, angry and confused and can impact every aspect of their life. A recent study by Headway – the brain injury association found that 72% […]

Hubs reopening and accepting new referrals

Headway Suffolk is pleased to confirm that it is reopening its neuro hubs in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds back to normal and is accepting new referrals following temporary closure. The charity, which supports adults living with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions, had to shut its doors on all its hubs, clinical therapies and […]

Cyclists and Walkers raise £5,000 for Headway Suffolk

Passionate cyclists and walkers responded to Headway Suffolk’s call for support by taking part in its Cycle Ride and Walk fundraiser and raising a fantastic £5,000 for the charity (on 5 September). Like most charities, Headway Suffolk has been impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and estimated a £100,000 shortfall in funding this year due to its […]

Timberwolf support Headway Suffolk as charity of the year

Staff at Timberwolf, the UK’s leading wood chipper manufacturer based in Stowmarket, have been busy taking part in a host of fundraising activities to support brain injury charity Headway Suffolk. Timberwolf chose Headway Suffolk as their charity of the year and had various fundraising events planned before the COVID-19 lockdown, meaning all of these activities had to be either postponed or cancelled. However, undeterred, four […]

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 […]