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Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Local Community Fund

🚨 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 ⭐️ Please SHARE with friends & family ⭐️ Headway Darlington and District are excited and grateful to of been chosen to benefit from the @coop Local Community Fund! Can you help to create our rainbow after the storm that is COVID 19 which...

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

Please be assured that we are operating within local and national Covid-19 restrictions. The safety of our members, volunteers and board members is our priority. We have put in place stringent measures to keep everyone safe including clear floor markers to assist with...

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New Premises

New Premises

Throughout the last few months we have been working hard on the preparations of our new premises in Darlington.  It really has quite a view.  Moving during the period immediately after lock-down was not without it's challenges but we love our new space and hope you do...

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One man’s staircase – another man’s Everest!

One man’s staircase – another man’s Everest!

In 2011, Alwyn, suffered a life changing brain injury.  His was discharged home without a plan or any support, which sadly is the same for many post brain injury.   Instead, his wife organised their own rehabilitation program and received guidance and support from...

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Time For Change!

Time For Change!

The TIME FOR CHANGE is an all parliamentary report shows the extent of what brain injury costs the economy.  We are also aware of the REAL life every day cost of brain injury to all of those affected. Brain injury can happen to anyone - an any time - at any age! The...

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Local MP calls for better brain injury support!

Local MP calls for better brain injury support!

Jenny Chapman has spent time understanding why we exist.  Quite simply this is because, without us, brain injury survivors and their families would have zero statutory support.   The situation is not acceptable. The full story is here:...

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Family and Friends of Iain Lee gather to help us!

Family and Friends of Iain Lee gather to help us!

Today something really special happened @ The Headway Hub. We met the amazing family of Iain Lee who tragically lost his life to brain injury in September last year. With the help of his close friend Sam, the family celebrated his life by fundraising an amazing...

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Big Thank you to BBC Gardeners’ World

Headway Darlington & District featured on BBC Gardeners' World as they helped transform our garden so that our members can both help to maintain and relax within it!  It was an amazing experience for all of our members that were involved! Also thank you to all of...

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

What a spooktacular time we all had @ The Headway Hub tonight .....this may just look like a group of people dressed up but this is very much a family and a vital support network. Each one of us rebuilding our lives after brain injury in some way!  

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