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Headway Monthly Bulletin Designed to keep everybody up to date with news and events at Headway.
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Our Privacy Policy
As an essential part of our service provision, we collect and manage service user and non-service user data. In doing so we observe the UK data protection legislation and are committed to protecting the service user and non-service user privacy and data we hold.
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New Volunteer Trustees sought.
Headway is currently seeking new Trustees with knowledge and experience in many aspects of business life.
Applicants from a wide range of backgrounds are welcome. Read more»
March 2012. Retirement of longstanding Headway volunteers; Michael Switzer and Marietta Sharp are leaving after 13 and 21 years respectively. Tributes»
Feb 27 Headway is the first winner in the Leicester Mercury's Community Cash Giveaway
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You can Be a Friend of Headway Leicester. Your monthly donation will help us to improve the lives of people with an acquired brain injury in Leicestershire Leicester and Rutland. Download details» (pdf)

AGM - 13 Sept

at Voluntary Action Leicester, Newarke St. from 7:30 Included a Headway Reunion to celebrate 21 years.
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Natwest launches Community Force - a £2.8 million grant fund to help local charities raise the publicity of their work and attract volunteers.
An online public vote on Natwest's website will decide which three organisations in each area should receive the awards.
Voting is open from 26th September to 23rd October, please take a moment to vote for Headway!
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Headway's 21st Anniversary!

A Birthday 'Hooray for Hollywood' Ball has been arranged for Saturday Oct 1st at The Athena, Queen St.
Tickets are £48 each. Cheques payable to "Headway Leicester" to Alison Leight at Headway House.
Or, buy online by clicking here and use reference HWAY21
Introducing a new Initiative:
Personalisation - aiming to put individuals before systems.
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Annual General Meeting.
14 Sept 2010

Our guest speaker was Jane Simpson, East Midlands Regional Co-ordinator (Headway UK). Her presentation was entitled “The Future for Headway”
Summer Social - Sat 18 Sept. Tea and cakes, music, entertainment, stalls and games, and most important of all, the opportunity to meet up with members, families, volunteers, friends and supporters to celebrate 20 years of Headway House.
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May 2010 We have now set up a "Justgiving‟ account which means that everyone can make donations to us safely online. Just follow this link: www.justgiving.com
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Alison Leight
Marietta to do a "Cycle Challenge" - (100kms in one day) during  Action for Brain Injury Week, 17th-23rd May. Read more & sponsorship details »
Feb09 We can sell your old mobile phones to raise funds for Headway! Details»
More Fundraising ideas!
Win a Wii,
Get a great holiday deal!
Raise funds while you spend!
Action for Brain Injury Week
11th -17th May 2009
Headway is promoting the use of cycle helmets as the focus of its annual Brain Injury Week.
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A Successful collection and awareness campaign was held at Tesco Extra, Hamilton on 2nd & 3rd Jan. Over £300 was raised.
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17 Nov. Fundraising Buffet at the Cuisine of India Restaurant, Wigston.
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Two easy ways to raise funds for Headway!
Whenever you use the internet for shopping or searching you can raise cash for Headway at the same time! Read More»
After registering, click on the menu links (left) to use this service.
12 July 2008 Fundraising
Twenty/20 Cricket Match

at Glenfield: Clergy v Imams
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Leicestershire Leicester and Rutland Headway is a voluntary organisation specialising in providing support and services to adults with an acquired or traumatic brain injury and their    families.

A brain injury can have a devastating and life changing effect and finding the appropriate support to assist you to adjust to these changes can be difficult.

Headway Leicester provides a range of opportunities and support through our activity day service and city and countywide (including Rutland) outreach service.  We can offer information and guidance to families and carers at a difficult and uncertain time.

videoWe will accept a referral from anyone as long as they have the consent of the individual being referred. (Read about the referral process)

activity3The focus of our work is to enable individuals to cope with their changed lives and move forward to achieve their best possible outcome which may include education, employment, voluntary work or independent living skills. (More about the support that Headway can provide)

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