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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.

Headway Suffolk seeks new volunteers as service grows

Headway Suffolk is looking for new volunteers to bring a variety of skills, experience and knowledge to enrich the experience of its service users. The charity, with its HQ based in Ipswich, supports 250 local adults every week who have an acquired brain injury, stroke or a neurological condition through its extensive range of rehabilitation, […]

Felixstowe Satellite Hub on the Move

Felixstowe Community Hospital will be the new venue for Headway Suffolk’s satellite hub service in the seaside town on a Monday from June 4. Headway Suffolk, which supports adults with acquired brain injuries and neurological conditions, will move the rehabilitation and support service to the hospital on Constable Road on June 4 from its current […]

Sue and Jo Complete Hottest London Marathon

Our congratulations go to our two amazing runners Sue Vincent and Jo Fellowes, who completed the hottest London Marathon on record on April 22. Both admitted the heat, which reached 24.1C, put paid to their race plans, but they did incredibly well to finish with Sue in a time of 5 hours, 14 minutes and […]

New groups kick off a new year

Two new groups and the recommencement of a popular leisure activity has kicked off brain injury charity Headway Suffolk’s year with a more varied service than ever before. Headway has teamed up with Ipswich Hockey Club in Tuddenham Road to offer clients walking hockey and walking football to improve mobility, physical fitness and exercise. In […]