Emily takes on London for Headway!

Brave runner and fundraiser Emily Felton, 29, is warming up ready to run the London Marathon for Headway Devon. Emily, who is originally from Butterleigh near Tiverton and works as a solicitor, began running when she left school. She is a member of the Tiverton Harriers and has competed in several mid-distance road and cross […]

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, […]

Kick start your weekend with a Zumba Party for Headway!

Headway Devon are hosting a fun-filled Zumba Party at Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter to raise money for local people with brain injuries! On Saturday 29th March at 10am, qualified local instructor Johanna Morgan of JM DanceFit will be leading an hour-long Zumba class at the Riverside Leisure Centre, near Exeter Quay. The class is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bring and buy in Honiton for brain injuries centre

Teas and coffees, cakes, plants, homewares and bric-a-brac will all be on offer at a Bring and Buy fundraiser for Headway Devon’s day centre in Honiton. The sale will take place from 9am-12.30pm on Saturday 2nd June in Mackarness Hall on Honiton’s High Street. Centre manager, Jackie Wheadon, says, “Events like this are a great […]