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Delegates enjoy full day of Conference speakers

Delegates, both in-person and virtually, enjoyed a full day of keynote speeches at Headway Suffolk’s seventh annual Neuro Conference, which took place at Wherstead Park and was streamed online, on 11 May. There were 11 main presentations, along with updates from Headway Suffolk by CEO Helen Fairweather, plus an expert panel from four injury lawyers […]

New Understanding Brain Injury programme

Headway Suffolk is running a new Understanding Brain Injury programme in Ipswich in May and June for adults living with brain injury, stroke or neurological conditions. The aim of the programme is to help persons understand the effects of their injury or condition and how it affects their daily routines. It will run for 6 […]

New Carers Drop In service

Headway Suffolk is launching a new Carers Drop In service from 21st February It will be open every Monday from 10am – 3.30pm at our Bury St Edmunds Hub, near Asda. It is open to carers of all neurological conditions. A light lunch and refreshments. The cost is £10 a day. Ad hoc care is also […]

Cycle Ride postponed

Cycle Ride Update Unfortunately we have decided to postpone the Cycle Ride and Walk planned for September. We hope to stage the event in April next year.

Jill Brown

Headway Suffolk is very sad to receive the news that Jill Brown, a founder member of Headway Ipswich and East Suffolk, has died. Jill’s daughter Nicky sustained a brain injury in the 1980s. When Nicky had her accident there was no help like Headway in Ipswich. They had to attend Headway in Colchester. Jill and […]

Timberwolf raise over £2.4k for Headway Suffolk

The staff team at Timberwolf, the UK’s leading wood chipper manufacturer, have completed their year of fundraising for brain injury charity Headway Suffolk and raised £2,495. Keen to support local charities, Timberwolf employees voted Headway Suffolk as their chosen charity for 2020 because they felt that Headway’s commitment to care for and rehabilitate those in […]

IPRS Group raise over £3k for Headway Suffolk

Headway Suffolk is very thankful to the employees of independent healthcare specialists IPRS Group after they raised £3,142 for the brain injury charity through various fundraising challenges. The UK-wide company, with its HQ based in Little Blakenham, near Ipswich, adopted Headway Suffolk as well as Headway UK as its chosen charities for 2019 and kindly […]

Brainy Dogs vs Headway Clients challenge

Brainy Dogs (with Sophie) take on Headway clients in a virtual race challenge covering the length of Britain! From 18 January, the two teams will compete to be the first to reach 201 hours of exercise, which equates to 603 miles – the distance between Land’s End to John o’Groats as the crow flies. This […]

Conference cancelled – new date for 2021

Following the government’s ‘rule of six’ announcement that came into force on Monday, it is with regret that we have to announce, in conjunction with Wherstead Park, the cancellation of our Neuro Conference, which was planned for October. However, we are pleased to confirm that we have set a new date for the event in […]

Cycle Ride and Walk cancelled

We have taken the decision to unfortunately cancel our annual Cycle Ride and Walk planned on 16 May due to the coronavirus crisis.   We hope to be in a position to stage it in late summer/early autumn. We will keep everyone posted and thanks for your support.