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Past News and Events

Headway Aylesbury Vale, Website Update

14th March 2019

Over the course of the last few months Our website has been overhauled, correcting mistakes corrected and out of date information deleted. The website is now live again, with most major corrections and updates done, but work is still ongoing. We will be endeavoring to fix any remaining issues or...

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“I am doing this in memory of my father” – Angie’s marathon challenge to help survivors of Acquired Brain Injury

10th February 2018

Angie Nuttall ran the London Marathon in 2018 and raised money for Headway Aylesbury Vale as a tribute to her late father. “My dad would be looking down smiling as I am not a natural runner […] Doing it for Headway and raising awareness for a fantastic charity, and hopefully raising more funds, is inspiring to get up every morning very early and pound those streets.” – said Angie for Mix 96 – Independent Local Radio station for Aylesbury. To read her inspiring story please click here. You can also support...

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Grandma runs half marathon to help brain injury survivors

12th January 2018

Grandmother Sue Askham is competed in a half marathon in 2018 to help brain injury survivors, despite only taking up long-distance running last year. Sue, who has two children and nine grandchildren, ran The Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon on Sunday 18 February 2018 on behalf of Headway Aylesbury Vale – even though she is currently hampered by an injured tendon in her right foot. She decided to raise cash to help the charity in Fairford Leys, where her sister-in-law Karen Styles, is manager. The race was originally scheduled for...

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Headway Aylesbury Vale chosen Charity of The Year 2018 by Bearbrook Running Club

11th January 2018

Headway Aylesbury Vale chosen Charity of The Year 2018 by Bearbrook Running Club

In January 2018 Bearbrook Running Club chose Headway Aylesbury vale as its Charity of The Year! Bearbrook Running Club planned many different activities throughout the year, all with the common goal of helping to raise money for Headway Aylesbury Vale.Headway takes this opportunity to thank everyone involved in this project and everyone who voted for our Charity. To sponsor a runner, please visit Virgin Money Giving page, please click on the link below: Bearbrook Running Club for Headway Aylesbury...

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Headway AV Charity Bike Ride – Raise money and have fun! – 30th August 2015

4th May 2016

Headway AV Charity Bike Ride – Raise money and have fun! – 30th August 2015

Starts at 9am from Headway Aylesbury Vale, Fairford Leys. Take part or come along for a great family day out and to raise money for those affected by brain injuries. Find out more and register for the bike ride (links to the press release about the event and sponsorship page).

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Carers Catch Up – Network and Support Meeting – 29th July 2015

2nd May 2016

Carers Catch Up – Network and Support Meeting – 29th July 2015

Starts at 10am at Headway Aylesbury Vale, Fairford Leys. Join us for a cup of tea, biscuit and a catch up. All carers or family members are welcome. Find out more about our Carers Support Programme

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Trustee Meeting – 22nd July 2015

1st May 2016

Trustee Meeting – 22nd July 2015

Starts at 6.30pm at Headway Aylesbury Vale, Fairford Leys. If you would like to raise an issue for discussion at the meeting email or call…..

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Headway hunts for more volunteers and survivors

25th April 2016

Headway hunts for more volunteers and survivors

Headway Aylesbury Vale has fantastic premises and a bumper lottery grant, so you may think life is perfect for the charity. But trustees are on the urgent look-out for more volunteers and more survivors of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), as well as additional funds so they can fully realise their potential in 2016. The brain injury charity recently won a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to run photographic and art sessions. This will be of huge benefit to the survivors of ABI because it will give them skills and experience to aid in rebuilding...

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Sir David Jason calls on public to back Headway charity cyclist

Actor Sir David Jason is urging the public of Aylesbury to get behind Headway Aylesbury Vale by sponsoring cyclist Mick Simmonds on his epic 900-mile ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Businessman Mick, 53, a local painting and decorating contractor, is setting off on July 3 on behalf of Headway, the brain injury charity which moved into Wedgewood Street in Fairford Leys last year. His aim is that his 10-day ride will raise at least £10,000 to help survivors of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Now he has the support of Sir David, who is...

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Headway finds 10,000 special reasons to celebrate Christmas

22nd December 2015

Headway finds 10,000 special reasons to celebrate Christmas

Staff and clients at brain injury charity Headway Aylesbury Vale have 10,000 extra special reasons to celebrate at Christmas this year. For £10,000 is the approximate amount of the grant they recently won from the Big Lottery Fund to run art and photographic projects at their base in Fairford Leys. And, as they step into 2016, they are well on the road to planning the sessions which they believe will be of huge benefit to the survivors of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) who depend on their services. Headway bosses also hope the classes will widen...

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