Birthday tea party celebrates 20 years of brain injury support in Devon

On Thursday 7th July, Headway Devon marked twenty years of work in the local community with a celebratory tea party. The event, which took place at Headway Devon’s headquarters – the XCentre by Exeter Quay, was attended by over 70 people from across the county who have benefitted from the charity’s support. After a welcome […]

Dedicated Margaret in line for national award

A volunteer cook from Exeter who has dedicated the past 17 years of her life to catering for people affected by brain injury is to be honoured at a national awards ceremony. Margaret Bird, 82, from Silverton village, on the outskirts of Exeter, will compete against only two other nominees from across the UK for […]

Headway Devon praised in glowing CQC report

Headway Devon are delighted to have received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission following an inspection at the end of September. The assessment took place over two days and involved visiting and interviewing a range of clients and staff members about the service that the charity provides to people with acquired brain injuries. […]

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Caring for Carers

Headway Devon are out and about in Exeter from 9th-15th June to celebrate Carers’ Week and raise awareness of the vital role that carers perform in their local community. When brain injury strikes, its devastating impact is often felt by their whole family and their lives can be changed forever. Partners, children and parents can […]

Hats for Headway Day Tea Party

On Friday 16th May, Headway Devon’s day centres celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week with a tea party for people with brain injuries from across the county. Taking place at the XCentre, Headway Devon’s new HQ on Exeter Quayside, the tea party was a chance for people who benefit from Headway Devon’s day centre services […]

Every Penny Counts

Not content with having cycled and canoed his way from Edinburgh to Exmouth for Headway Devon, over the Easter weekend brave fundraiser Alistair Cope led a small troop of cyclists on a 100 mile ride from Bristol back to Devon … on penny farthings. As well as being much higher off the ground than on […]

Smartening up thanks to Irwin Mitchell

Thanks to a generous donation from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, Headway Devon are now able to offer clients, learners and conference guests improved facilities with a state-of-the-art Smart board and sound system. The new resources, which have been installed in the conference room at the charity’s headquarters – the XCentre in Exeter – have brought Headway Devon’s […]

Mick Mooney’s Marathon Challenge

Local man, Mick Mooney, is undertaking a tremendous challenge in 2014 to raise money for local people with brain injuries. Between February and November, Mick, who is a teacher and Head of Physical Education at Westlands School, will be running and rowing a distance of 1,000 miles. This averages out at 25 miles per week, […]

Nick goes the extra 13 miles for Headway

Headway Devon worker, Nick Morris has been inspired to run not one, but two half marathons to raise money for the local brain injury charity. Nick, who is currently in this third year at Exeter University studying for a degree in psychology, began volunteering for the charity in September 2012, before becoming a one-to-one community […]