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Latest news and insights from Headway Norfolk and Waveney

ABI Week 2020

Action for Brain Injury Week 2020 This year Action for Brain Injury Week took place from 28the September to the 4th October, focused on Memory loss: A campaign to remember which aimed to raise awareness of the ways in which memory problems can affect brain injury survivors and their families. It explored the impact of memory on relationships, recovery and returning to work.

Sending a little love - Petra Boase

A wonderful small eclectic brand based in the Norfolk Countryside called Petra Boase have created a one of a kind Risograph print with profits going to Headway Norfolk and Waveney.

2020 - Coronavirus Update

The health, social and economic impact of coronavirus, or COVID-19, cannot be understated. At Headway Norfolk and Waveney, we understand that the ever-changing environment, in which social change is happening at an unprecedented pace, is causing significant concern to individuals and families affected by brain injury.

2020 - Winter - King's Lynn

Kingā€™s Lynn have a lot of exciting projects starting, recently having began work on the allotment in collaboration with the Norfolk Autistic Society, clients have been enjoying the process of planting fruit and veg, - even when the weather isnā€™t the best! This year the team have already planted shallots, garlic and rhubarb; with a lot more planned.  

2020 - Winter - Gorleston Centre

Clients at the Gorleston Centre have been getting creative and developing new artistic skills. The art group went to the Norfolk Makers Festival which was held at Norwich Forum. They worked with Withy Arts on a textile art project over six weeks. The clients work from this project was on display at the festival and they also got involved in some other creative workshops at the forum.

Stamp collecting with Marion

Free Stamps to Collect! I recently got back into stamp collecting when my sister discovered our childhood collections when she moved house. Did you collect stamps as a child? Is your collection hiding in the loft? Now would be a great time to dig it out, or if you missed out as a child, now is your opportunity to start a collection!

2020 - Winter - Norwich Centre

We have had some great events at the Norwich Centre, most recently a football tournament which was held at University of East Anglia (UEA) run by the fantastic Active Norfolk.

Headway Boredom Buster 2020

Through these trying times, many charities have been faced with huge financial loss and are amongst the sectors that have been negatively impacted by Coronavirus. Headway Norfolk and Waveney are one of the charities that has seen the negative impact that Coronavirus has had, despite this, they have been working hard to raise funds to continue supporting those affected by brain injury. During lockdown, this is where Headway ā€˜Boredom Bustersā€™ began to take shape.