Headway Bradford

Headway Bradford
Improving life after a brain injury

Action for Brain Injury Week

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Brain injury books donated to library

Using a grant from the Yorkshire Building Society, Headway Bradford bought a selection of books relating to brain injury and a full set of Headway booklets.  These books have been donated to the public library to make them easily accessible and more widely available.  Anyone who has a library card can borrow them if they […]

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Denise to run London Marathon Sunday 24 April 2016

Denise Johnson, member and volunteer at Headway Bradford, is running the London Marathon on Sunday 24 April 2016 to raise funds for our branch.  This is the second time Denise is running for our branch – in October 2014 she raised £700 when she ran the Yorkshire Marathon.  To read Denise’ story and/or make a […]

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Social/Support Meeting Tuesday 9 February 2016

Artist Chris Ellerton came to our February meeting to demonstrate a very simple way of painting beautiful scenes using oils. In just over an hour, Chris produced this scene, showing us simple techniques using mainly big brushes. One of our members was brave enough to have a go. She helped Chris to paint the palm […]

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Christmas Party Tuesday 8 December 2015

After pulling crackers, playing a couple of games and having a Christmas Quiz, the raffle was drawn.  The main prize was a hamper , followed by several smaller prizes.  We enjoyed some good food prepared by committee members, including some very festive buns. Our photos show fun being had playing the chocolate game – two […]

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Keighley Coffee Morning – May 2015

Our new monthly Keighley Coffee Mornings got off to a good start on Wednesday 6 May when 15 people came along and everyone liked the venue.  Some members met each other for the first time, whilst others who hadn’t seen each other for a while enjoyed catching up.  We look forward to continuing to connect […]

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Headway Bradford Video

We’ve had a video made about Headway Bradford by Jenny Eells of BBC Radio Leeds as part of their ‘My Bradford’ project. Huge thanks to Jenny for working with us in such a professional yet informal way to produce such an excellent result. Just click the video to start it playing.

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NEW Coffee Morning in Keighley

We are launching a new coffee group in Keighley.Drop by and join us for a drink, a chat, information or to meet new friends. Venue is on the ground floor and is fully accessible. Wednesday 6 May 2015, 10.30am – 12pm at Central Cafe, Central Hall, Alice Street, Keighley, BD21 3JD Keighley Coffee Morning Poster

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Headway Bradford member raises nearly £700 for our branch

Headway Bradford member, Denise Johnson, achieved a wonderful result when she ran the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday 12 October 2014.  Not only did she complete the race in 3 hrs 52 mins, she also raised £688.07 for Headway Bradford, far exceeding her target of £500. As Sunday 12 October was a foggy morning, there […]

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party – Tuesday 9 December 2014 at the Kirkgate Centre, Shipley A game of bingo, a raffle with bumper prizes, a quiz, good food and good company all combined to make our Christmas Party a very enjoyable occasion. Our thanks go to committee member, Maureen, for preparing the raffle prizes, Harold for leading the […]

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