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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Where’s Brian? Win prizes in our summer competition!

This summer, rather than jetting off to foreign climes, Brian the Brain has decided to enjoy a “staycation” here in beautiful Devon. And, what’s more, he’s decided to turn it into a competition for all of his fans and followers! For the next six weeks of the summer holidays, we’ll be posting a picture of […]

Sun is shining on Headway Devon fundraising

Recent fundraising events have put a real spring in our step here at Headway Devon. From bucket collections and raffles to coffee mornings and grants, our supporters have gone above and beyond to support local people with brain injuries. This seasonal fundraising began with a coffee morning at the Meads in Silverton in May raising […]

Brain injury hits the road

To mark Action for Brain Injury Week Headway Devon embarked on a tour of the county, with coffee mornings featuring an exhibition of art produced by people with brain injuries in our valued local centres. The tour took in each of the fife towns wehre Headway Devon runs a centre: Torquay, Tiverton, Exmouth, Honiton and […]

Out and about in Action for Brain Injury Week

To celebrate Action for Brain Injury Week, which will be running from 13th-19th May, Headway Devon will be touring the county with an exhibition of client artwork and coffee morning. This “roadshow” will be launching in Torquay on Monday 13th May, before moving on to make stops in Tiverton, Exmouth, Honiton and finally Exeter on […]

Bag a bargain at our book sale!

Headway Devon are holding a second-hand book sale to raise money for local people with brain injuries. The sale, which will take place on Wednesday 17th April from 2pm-7.30pm at Headway Devon’s office in Exeter, offers good quality books from a wide range of genres including: Popular fiction and classics Children’s books and games Non-fiction […]

Serving the community over Christmas

For many of us, Christmas is a time to relax and spend time with loved ones, but it can also be a very challenging time for people with brain injuries. With this in mind, although Headway Devon’s head office and day centres will be closed for the period, our dedicated Community Support Team will continue […]

Reaching out with the help of Lloyds TSB Foundation

The Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales has made a very generous grant of £12,000 over two years to  Headway Devon’s work in some of the most hard-to-reach corners of the county. The donation, which will be used to cover the costs of providing one-to-one support for people with brain injuries in North Devon […]