Headway’s New Home Formally Opened by the Lord Mayor of Exeter

In January 2014, Headway Devon hosted the official opening of their new building: the XCentre in Exeter. After nearly two decades of providing vital support to people in and around Exeter with acquired brain injuries, the group’s Trustees made the brave decision to invest in the XCentre as a permanent home for the charity. The […]

Services over Christmas

For many of us Christmas is a time to relax and spend time with loved ones. But Christmas can be a very challenging time for people with brain injuries and although Headway Devon’s day centres will be closed for the period, our dedicated Community Support Team will continue to provide support and care to the […]

Latest supporters’ newsletter available now

Our latest newsletter is now available to read online. Click here to open the document and read all our latest news, including our exciting move to the XCentre.   Please note, following the move our registered address has also been changed. Our new correspondence address is Headway Devon, The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AD.

John Lewis finishes a fantastic first year with donation to Headway

Headway Devon were delighted to receive a cheque for £1,860 from John Lewis in Exeter at a special presentation to mark their first anniversary in the city. The money was raised through the store’s Community Matters scheme, which distributes £3,000 to local charities every three months, and was topped up by staff, who have taken […]

Give as you Live – raise money just by shopping online

We’ve got great news: Headway Devon has teamed up with “Give as you Live” so that our supporters can raise money for local people with brain injuries, just by shopping online. How it works Over 2,500 online stores have signed up to donate a commission of every purchase to the charity of your choice through […]

Paddling and Pedalling from Edinburgh to Exmouth!

Over the past four weeks, intrepid fundraiser Alistair Cope has been cycling and canoeing his way from Edinburgh to Exmouth to raise money for three charities – Headway Devon, the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education, and Blesma. This unique challenge has become known as “papete” – paddle and pedal Edinburgh to Exmouth – and […]

A new home for Headway Devon

Headway Devon are delighted to share the news that, after nearly two decades of providing vital support to local people with acquired brain injuries, we will finally have a place to call home in the city. In September 2013, Headway Devon will be moving to the XCentre on Exeter’s Quayside. With its expansive learning spaces; […]

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 […]

Gearing up for Carers’ Week with Sainsbury’s

Carers’ Week will be taking place from 10th-16th  June 2013 and Headway Devon, like many other charities, will be taking the opportunity to raise awareness of the vital role that carers perform in their local community. When acquired brain injury strikes, its devastating impact is often felt by the whole family. Partners, children and parents […]