Headway Bradford

Headway Bradford
Improving life after a brain injury

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Saltaire Festival 2016

Saltaire Festival is an annual event which lasts for 10 days.  On the last Saturday of the Festival, a Charities Fair is held in the grounds of the United Reformed Church at the bottom of Victoria Road.  For several years Headway Bradford has held a fundraising stall at this fair, and this year was no […]

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Day out at The National Railway Museum, York

Ten of us enjoyed a day out visiting this national museum.  We traveled by rail, arriving at the museum in time for lunch.  As the weather was good, we were able to eat our packed lunches outside in the picnic area. The rest of our time, which went very quickly, was taken up viewing the […]

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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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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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New Booklet: After brain injury – An information resource for families and carers

For a long time now, Headway Bradford has wanted to provide a source of information for families and carers of people who are in hospital in Bradford following a brain injury as way of supporting them at a difficult time. For this purpose we have been adapting a booklet produced by King’s College Hospital, London […]

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Headway Bradford receives £1000 from the Yorkshire Building Society

At the beginning of our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 11 March 2014, we were presented with a cheque of £1000 from the Yorkshire Building Society.  We are very grateful indeed to YBS for this grant, which will go a long way in helping us to support those whose lives have been affected by brain […]

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