Category: Campaigns

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Be Someone’s Rainbow This Summer We are now in our final month of this year’s Virtual Colour5K and there’s still time to take part and make one final push to raise as much as possible for adults with acquired brain injury (ABI) and their families in Essex. The Virtual Colour5K is packed full of fun, […]

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My name is Pat, I live with my husband, and grown-up son and I have been his carer for 43 years. My son was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour in 1979. He had an operation to remove the tumour, followed by radiation to the brain and spine. The Unseen Daily Challenges of a Carer […]

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Volunteers’ Week 2021 Headway Essex volunteers come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. Everyone has skills and time they are prepared to give. The reward is knowing their help contributes to making peoples’ lives better. At Headway Essex we are so grateful to all our amazing volunteers. We would not [...]
ABI Week 2021 A Life Of Lockdown Blog Image

A Life of Lockdown – ABI Week 2021 Over the last year, many of us have experienced the impact of lockdown. Being isolated from our family and friends has a negative impact on our mental health and motivation. Knowing lockdown is only for a limited time, provides some light at the end of the tunnel. […]

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Brain Injury Stole My Memories   Action for Brain Injury Week, or ABI Week, is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of brain injury and give a voice to those affected. During this week we are sharing information and exploring the subject of memory loss. Chris James is a supporter of Headway Essex who […]

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We’re inviting you, your family, and friends, to get on your bike – or scooter, skateboard, trike, tandem, penny-farthing, or unicycle, and participate in Prudential RideLondon in order to raise funds for those living with an acquired brain injury and their families and carers across Essex. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on […]

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Hats Off to You All Over the weekend I was reflecting on the annual UK wide ‘Hats off for Headway Campaign’. I started thinking about different hats that our team members wear professionally when working with clients – who all have an acquired brain injury. These hats range from: Listening ear Advocate Brain Injury expert […]

Colchester Half Marathon Group with Frankie

Headway Essex to be the primary Colchester Half Marathon beneficiary in 2020 – the event’s 10th Anniversary!   On Sunday 29th March 2020, over 4,000 runners will take on the Colchester Half Marathon to raise over £60k directly and over £250k indirectly through runners’ own efforts for good causes.   Returning for its tenth year, […]

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Halloween Bake Off 2019 This Halloween Headway Essex are holding a Halloween Bake Off! Get creative, bake some spooky treats and raise money for a great local charity. Get Involved To get involved you will have to; Bake a Halloween treat (this can be a cake, cupcakes, brownies, cookies and more!) Send us a picture [...]
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We’re getting really excited in the fundraising team, on Sunday 24 March over 4,000 runners will take to the streets of Colchester and run the Colchester Half Marathon. The start and finish line is at Weston Homes Community Stadium, almost a stone’s throw away from The Headway Centre. Returning for its ninth year, it has […]

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